Nabors Industries is one of the bright spots in today’s gas and oil drilling industries. They are a global leader in providing the best and most innovative drilling equipment. They are currently operating in over 20 countries across the globe and continue to grow their market share.
The company owns the largest land based drilling fleet in the world. They also provide the latest innovative drilling technology on the market and are known for constantly keeping up with that technology. This continual innovation in drilling technology has earned Nabors the reputation for being on the cutting edge. They provide equipment for land drilling, off shore drilling, vertical drilling, specialty rigs and technology equipment. They also manufacture and sell drilling related equipment that includes catwalks, draw works and wrenches.
To be a leader in the oil and gas drilling industry you have to consistently be on your toes. One man who is known for that particular skill set is CEO of Nabors Industries Anthony Petrello.
Anthony, or Tony, Petrello is currently not only the Chief Executive Officer but the Chairman of the Board and the President of the company. Prior to earning these prestigious titles, he held many other leadership positions at Nabors.
When he gained his first position with Nabors in 1991 it was to work as part of the Executive Committee of the Board. From 1991 to 2011 he held the positions of President and Chief Operating Officer as well as earning the position of Deputy Chairman in 2003. He took on the title of Chief Executive Officer in 2011.
By holding these prominent leadership positions for such a long duration Anthony Petrello has carved out the path for Nabors’ success in such a niche industry. He currently also serves as a strategic planning consult for other members of the leadership team. In this role, he puts his skill set of business development to use.
Anthony Petrello also uses his business development skills to help other businesses. He is a director for oil drilling equipment manufacturers Stewart & Stevenson LLC as well as Hilcorp Energy Company.
Petrello is not only passionate about business but is also a very well known philanthropist in Houston. While he is involved with many charities and sits on multiple boards, his main focus is working with Texas Children’s Hospital’s research in neurological conditions in children. He and his family have donated $7 million toward neurological research and care and he sits on the Hospital’s board of directors.
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