Anthony Petrello: From Newark to Nabors

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Anthony G. Petrello also referred to as “Tony”, is the chairman, president, and chief executive officer (CEO) of Nabors Industries, Ltd. Nabors Industries owns and operates the world’s largest land-based drilling rig fleet, and is one of the leading providers for offshore drilling rigs in the Unites States, and more than 20 countries abroad. Nabors Industries brags on a colossal portfolio of elevated merit, abundant diversity, innovative, and well-versed workforce of services that cannot be matched.

Before he began his career at Nabors Industries, Mr. Petrello worked in corporate law for Baker & McKenzie Law Firm, where he specialized in corporate taxes. Prior to that, he graduated Yale University, with a masters degree in Mathematics, before going on to graduate from Harvard Law School in 1979. It is certainly plausible that Mr. Petrello’s education, in both Law and Mathematics, not only prepared him for his future with Nabors Industries but propelled him on a path to success.

According to Petrello’s former college roommate, Lloyd Grove, Tony Petrello is an oligarch, due to the wealth he has earned and accumulated, as well as the power he yields.

Mr. Petrello’s story is one emblazoned with hope and determination. Who doesn’t love a good story? Mr. Petrello is proof that a person does not have to be born into wealth to attain it. Starting his journey as a rowdy kid from an average neighborhood in Newark, New Jersey, to becoming one of the richest men in Houston, Texas, Mr. Anthony G. Petrello proves that not every superhero wears a cape. Sometimes, they wear suits and ties and are presidents of mega corporations. Anthony Petrello is not just living the American Dream. He is the American Dream.

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