Thoughts To Share: President Bush’s Overlooked Energy Legacy
In his initial column, Jeff Share remembers the difficult road the President and his Secretary of Energy faced in passing the Energy Policy Act of 1992.
Jeff Share, Hart Energy
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.
Veteran energy industry editor Jeff Share was named a contributing editor to Hart Energy’s upstream and midstream editorial platforms in November 2018. He contributes articles to Hart Energy’s websites and magazines, including frequent op-ed columns.
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