Now a leader of a great oil company, success did not come easy, considering that Tony Petrello was not born in the wealthy family. He grew up in Newark. In spite of the hardship of Newark, the place is renowned for its culture that promotes work. Here, hard work is rewarded, members of the community work together to achieve the same goal and at the same time ensure that the values of others are respected. Newark shaped Petrello with the values of honor and integrity.At the early age, Petrello understood that there are no shortcuts to success. After mastering reading skills, he would spend several hours studying textbooks on a daily basis. He showed mastery in differential calculus at a young age something that could be expected from a trained logician.
As his parents struggled to cater for the family needs, Petrello used to work hard in school to guarantee a bright future for the family. He used resources from his public school to learn mathematics and logic. Things started working in his favor, and he later joined a prestigious University to become a mathematician. At18 years of age, his dreams came true when he excelled in Ph.D. in linear algebra and calculus.Anthony is the CEO and the President of the Nabors Industries Limited. This company is located in Bermuda. It is the largest in terms of the geothermal and gas drilling globally. It has its operations in Africa, United States, Middle and the Far East. The company was established in 1968 as Anglo and later changed to Nabors.
Tony Petrello attended Harvard University, acquiring J.D from Harvard Law School. He also attended Yale University where he earned BS and MS degrees in mathematics. His career began in 1979 when he started working for Baker and McKenzie law company. He was also the managing partner of New York City Office from 1986 to 1991.He then started working at Nabors Industries in the position of the COO. One year later, Petrello became the firm’s president. From 2003 to 2012, he served as Vice Chairman of the Nabors Industries. Since then, he is the chair of the board of the company.Antony Petrello is devoted to seeing the country make advancement in the medical research field. He uses his wealth to help other people. He has a foundation at the Yale University to support those who excel in mathematics. He created the foundation in remembrance of professor Serge Lange, his mathematician friend at the University.