President George H.W. Bush address the White House press corps in this stock photo from 1991. (Source: Shutterstock.com)
So many words were said in tribute following the death of President Bush, but overlooked was one of the most important accomplishments of his administration and certainly one of great significance to our industry: the passing and signing of the Energy Policy Act of 1992. With that piece of legislation, Bush, himself a former Texas oilman, did more for the industry than any of his predecessors or successors.