There are so many factors that contribute to the success of any company, one of the most vital being great leadership. A great leader runs a company with experts all while drawing strategies that will help his company stay on top of the industry. This is what Tony Petrello does best. Tony Petrello runs one of the largest oil mining companies in the world, Nabors.
Nabors is the world’s largest offshore oil and gas mining company. This geothermal company that was established in the year 1968 boasts of having the most offshore gas and oil mining rigs. The company creates jobs to over 27,000 people both in the US and beyond. Its market extends beyond the US and is widely known as a premium league geothermal company. With over 800 rigs, driven with the most advanced technology, this statement couldn’t be truer.
A Brief on Anthony Petrello
From his college days, one would not have guessed that Tony would come to be an executive, let alone being the executive of the world’s leading offshore oil and gas drilling company. According to his college roommate, Llyod Grove, a writer, Tony loved was a good-time kind of guy. If he wasn’t busy solving math equations, he was YOLOing.
Tony was a math geek and would obtain his master’s degree, in the same, from the Yale University. This was after he had graduated with his Juris Doctor from the Harvard University Law School. Tony believed that education had the ability to open doors for him and it sure did. So, when he first completed his studies, he got a job with a leading New York law firm, Baker &McKenzie. He worked as a managing partner for this multinational law firm and was assigned to their New York Branch. He worked there for a period of twelve years, from 1979 to 1991. With the extensive knowledge in taxation and arbitration among other legal fields, he left the company and joined Nabors.
In the year 1991, Tony began working as the president and CEO of Nabors. A dozen years later, he was appointed as the deputy chairman for the company’s board of directors. And in the year 2012, when Eugene Iseberg resigned, he replaced him becoming the board chairman.
Other than being the main man at Nabors, Tony is a great philanthropist. He contributes to an organization that conducts research on cerebral palsy.