Anthony Petrello is the president of Nabors Drilling Industries. Since his early age, Anthony was a brilliant boy, especially in mathematics. When he was 18, he had a Ph.D. in various aspects in Mathematics. Anthony Petrello was also a mastermind in differentials in calculus. Growing up in Newark he made a reputable academic background for himself. Anthony attended the University of Yale to study Mathematics. During his time at Yale, he completed complex theorems am tasks with the mathematics theorist, Serge Long. Half way through his degree his passion shifted to human science, and he decided to join Harvard School of Law. Anthony Petrello holds both a degree and masters in Mathematics from Yale and a degree from Harvard.
By the year 1979, he started working at Baker& McKenzie law firm where he worked on corporate taxes. Anthony also served in MediaOnDemand.com as the chief director. He began working Nabors Industries 1991, a drilling company that was initially Anglo Energy. Nabors Industries is the biggest geothermal drilling contractor worldwide that drills both oil and natural gas. Since its founding, the company has acquired very many businesses and has expanded its reach to Far East, Middle East, Africa and the United States. The company has its main offices in Bermuda.
Since joining the company, Anthony Petrello has worked as the head of operations for two years. He landed the position as the deputy executive of the company in 2003 and held the position for almost a decade. As the deputy chairman, he facilitated taking the company offshore from Houston to Bermuda in 2002. This transfer resulted in the reduction in the federal tax bill of the enterprise.
He is the foreman of the company’s committee for the past five years. He is among the board of trustees at Texas Children’s Hospital. As the director at the hospital, he advocates for research and supports clinical programs that counter neurological disorders children face. He is also an advocate for both integrity and respect in conducting business strategies and generally in life. He funds local charitable organizations annually.
In 2013, he became the highest paid CEO listed by AP. Currently, he is among the top most paid executives in the United States earning 68.2 million in 2014. He also made the top 50 list of highest paid CEOs by Equilar.