Anthony Petrello is a businessman and attorney. He is also the President, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chairman of the Board of Nabors Industries, LTD. Mr. Petrello’s educational background includes earning a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree and Master of Science (MS) degree in Mathematics from Yale University and a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from Harvard Law School.
Petrello began his career with the law firm of Baker & McKenzie. His focus was general corporate law, international taxation and arbitration. He also served as the Managing Partner of the company’s New York office until he resigned in 1991.
In 1991, Petrello was elected to the Board of Director’s at Nabors Industries. He also served as the Deputy Chairman, President and CEO and in 2012 took on the roles of Chairman of the Board, President and Chairman of the Executive Committee. Mr. Petrello also provides strategic planning and direction for the company allowing the company to prosper, as well as adapt to the always changing and competitive environment of the industry.
Mr. Petrello also serves as a Board of Director for Stewart & Stevenson, LLC and Hilcorp Energy Company. He also is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Texas Children’s Hospital. He is a tireless advocate for clinical programs and research efforts to help address the needs of children with neurological disorders.
Nabors Industries, LTD is the owner and operator of the world’s largest land based drilling fleet in the United States and many international markets. Nabors is the leading provider of drilling rigs. The company has developed innovative drilling technologies, as well as providing performance tools and directional drilling services. Nabors Industries has also developed drilling automation capabilities and along with a highly experienced drill team sets new standards to drilling operational excellence that is helping to transform the industry.
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