- MS Applied Geophysics 1953
- BS Geological Engineering 1952
Bill joined Shell Oil Company in 1953 as a Junior Geophysicist and later became Area Chief Geophysicist. While working for Shell, his job titles included Director of Exploration Research, General Manager of Exploration and Production Research, General Manager of Offshore Exploration and General Manager of Rocky Mountain Exploration and Production. In 1990, he retired after 37 years of service, but his name is legendary within the company.
Bill received his BS degree in Geological Engineering in 1952 and his MS degree in Geophysics in 1953, both from Michigan Technological University.
From 1997 Induction to the Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences Academy