Tony Petrello, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Nabors, a land-based drilling company, has built his career over 20 years and risen through ranks. In 1991, he was elected to join the Nabors Board of Directors and he was nominated to the Executive Committee of the Board in the same year.
He worked as the CEO and President of the company between 1991 and 2011. Additionally, Tony Petrello offers strategic planning initiatives that have directed the company to take a lead in the industry and to grow over the years.
Before he joined Nabors, between 1979 and 1991, Tony Petrello served at Baker and McKenzie, a U.S. law firm. During his practice at the law firm, he focused on dealing with international arbitration, general corporate law and taxation. Petrello works as the director of Stewart & Stevenson LLC, which belongs to Hillcorp Energy Company. With the massive experience and skills he earned during his career of over three decades, Tony Petrello remains the best professional to lead Nabors. His leadership has helped the company to clinch a better position in the market and he is looking to advance its agenda by developing better structures that should invite more investors and expand the reach of the company globally.
Nabors operates within over 20 countries across the world and is the largest land-based drilling fleet as well as the leading provider of offshore workover drilling rigs within the U.S. Nabors runs several subsidiaries, which help the company in selling and the manufacture of drives, wrenches, catwalks, drawworks and drilling equipment, which are installed on offshore and onshore rigs.
One of the values that have kept Nabors moving and successful is the fact the company values safety. The company complies with all the requirements of safety and ensures the equipment used during all drilling activities are of the right make. Most importantly, the company has been offering support to charity and activities meant to improve the lives of the needy. All these benefits have been possible under the leadership of Tony Petrello, who has ensured all sections of the company are harmonized.