William “Bill” Maloney is currently on the Board of Directors of Trident Energy and ATX Energy and serves as an executive advisor for Balex Technologies. Bill retired from Equinor (formally Statoil) in 2015 where he was Executive Vice President, leading the business area Development and Production North America. In this capacity he played a key role on Equinor’s Corporate Executive Committee and was Statoil’s senior executive in North America.
Bill serves on AAPG’s corporate advisory board. Before retiring from Equinor, Bill served on the National Petroleum Council and was a member of the board of API.
Bill previously held the position of Senior Vice President, Global Exploration (GEX) for Equinor from February 2002 until December 2008. In that role, he was responsible for all of Equinor's international exploration activity.
Prior to joining Equinor in February 2002, Bill held the position of Vice President, Exploration & New Ventures for Texaco, based in London. Before that he served as Director of International E&P for Davis Petroleum from 1995-1996.
Bill began his career with Shell Oil Company in Houston in 1981. His first role was a geologist in the Rocky Mountain Division. Over time, he took on positions of increasing responsibility in the US and international arena. Upon leaving Shell in 1995, Bill served as Region Manager for Latin America.
Bill attended Syracuse University where he received an MS in geology. He is an avid tennis player and still maintains an active interest in music.