Oil and gas drilling are some instruments of economic development which have in turn lifted the living standards of people. The discovery of gas and oil in many parts of the world has led to the emergence of multinational companies in the United States of America. Nabors Industries Ltd is among the largest oil and gas drilling company that has opened branches in other continents. The company was established in 1968 as Anglo Energy, Ltd. and has slowly gained prominence to reach greater heights. Tony Petrello is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Nabors Industries Ltd. He has played a vital role in ensuring the company remains in a global sphere by extending its operations in Africa, Middle East, and the Far East. Tony Petrello is an accomplished scholar who has acquired vast educational experience ranging from receiving a degree in law from of Harvard University Law School and later a BS and MS degrees in Mathematics from Yale University.
Tony Petrello has been instrumental in helping members of his community in Houston, Texas to find footing and develop economically. He has also participated in the development of many charitable organization and acts of philanthropy in Texas. Last November, he was involved in organizing a welcome party for Tommy Tune a Broadway legend. He is a legend who was born in Texas and had returned to perform at the outdoor theater to over 5,000 fans that have envied his music. Her wife Cynthia Petrello has been instrumental in spearheading the charitable course. She supports him in his philanthropic works and also doubles up as a fashion personality. They have both invested in supporting the community by establishing Tony Petrello Family Foundation. The foundation focuses on different areas of life ranging from education, health and performing arts. There exemplary charitable works have seen them being honored with Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service.
Tony Petrello has contributed in funding Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute. The institute is located at Texas Children’s Hospital with the aim of providing affordable and professional medical services to children. His career journey has been very supportive towards his success story in the recent years. His first employment opportunity was 1979 when he joined Baker & McKenzie law firm. Tony Petrello worked diligently and was later promoted to the position of Managing Partner. He also holds different positions in other organizations like Stewart & Stevenson LLC where he serves as a director.
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