Anthony Petrello; CEO, president, and Chairman of the Board for Nabors industries; did not begn his career in the oil business. Instead, after earning his law degree from Harvard, he joined law firm Baker & McKenzie with a focus on international arbitration, taxation, and corporate law. In 1986 he served as the managing partner until his resignation in 1991. Prior to focusing on law Anthony Petrello was a student at Yale earning a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Mathematics.
Despite taking on multiple roles at Nabors Industries, Petrello still serves as a director for law firm Stewart & Steveson LLC and Hilcorp Energy Company.
At Nabors Industries, Petrello is in charge of planning, this allows for the company to both adapt and make a profit. Through Petrellos direction, Nabor Ind. is able to claim the title of the largest land based drilling fleet as well as being ahead in the offshore drilling industry. Through Nabors’ success, the company is able to provide a safe environment for their employees as well as assure that all environmental protocols are followed. Nabor’s also provides educational programs for the areas where they work as well as other charitable activities. Here are just a few examples of how Nabors Industries gives back to society.
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is a foundation that raises awareness, and continues to search for a cure for breast cancer. In 2012 Nabors Industries became a Silver Level contributor by donating $20,000. Since 2008 Nabors Industies has also sponsored mentor programs that support educational programs in the public scool system. Nabors Industries provides financial support to the Wounded War Heroes by sponsoring the 2012 Wounded War Heroes Fishing Rodeo in Louisianna. They also sent two specaiily selected team members to represent their company based on their safety record and performance. Just three examples that are part of a staggering list of charities that Nabors Industries donates to in both time and funds.