An insight into the Family and Life of Nabors Drilling CEO Anthony Petrello
Anthony Petrello is the chairman of the Board of Nabors Industries. He has been the director of the company since 1991 and the deputy chairman from 2003 to 2012. Anthony Petrello has also worked with the law firm Baker and McKenzie after obtaining a degree in B.S from the Harvard School of Law and M.S degree in mathematics from Yale.
Nabors Industries seeks to offer the best drilling services and intends to be the best choice for its clients. The headquarters of the company is in Houston. The company pioneered the use of camps to support drilling and came up with new methods of making crew changes. It was also the first company to employ female employees at the camps. Nabors drilled the world’s first horizontal well.
In 1990, Nabors Industries acquired Loffland Brothers Drilling, one of the world’s largest drilling companies that had earlier on registered an outstanding performance. In 1997, the company made more acquisitions, taking up new opportunities to provide more services to its clients. In 2010, Nabors acquired Superior Well services. This added pressure pumping as well as the missing link in the company’s strategy. Nabors Industries has experienced significant growth, and today, it remains one of the largest oil and gas drilling contractors.
Nabors is committed to the wellbeing of the community and its corporate responsibility. The company offers mentoring programs and is passionate about educating the next generation of leaders. The company volunteers in the schools of Aldine and provides school donations that support educational activities within the district. It supported the third annual 2012 wounded war heroes. The company also sponsors a team at the Stollery Children’s hospital charity tournament. Nabors also cares for children’s wellness and health. They sponsor the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Arthritis Society among other.Tony’s rich educational background as well as experience have contributed to the success of the company. His daughter, Carena, suffers from celebral palsy and this made Tony and his wife Cynthia to donate towards research that will assist children suffering from similar condition.