Nabors Industries is a company involved in natural gas and oil drilling. Nabors is the leading firm in the United States, and the man who makes the business grow and move forward is none other than Tony Petrello. Tony holds the CEO position at Nabors Industries. Recently, Tony has been associated with philanthropic works; he even donated $5 million so far to fund research. He promised to give another $2 million to the same cause in the future. Also, Tony will be organizing fundraisers because he is dedicated to seeing to it that the whole project succeeds.
Tony Petrello is a man who believes that miracles do happen. Tony has an eight-year-old daughter called Carena, and as his daughter grows up, Tony finds it a miraculous moment. Carena has a neurological disorder called periventricular leukomalacia. The condition makes it difficult for her to walk or talk but Carena is mastering how to do such activities with time. Carena was prematurely born, and due to lack of sufficient blood flow to the brain, the condition manifested. The whole ordeal caused Carena to experience delays when developing because she has cerebral palsy. Tony and Cynthia, his wife, are always finding new ways to solve Carena’s case.
Tony Petrello is among the active members of the Texas Children’s Hospital Board of Trustees. The moment the couple discovered what their baby was suffering from they opened a pediatric research institution. With time Tony realized that what the kids who have the disorder needed, was a brain research done on them. At the moment, Tony and Cynthia live in the hope that the Neurological Research Institute will help. The study takes place at the Texas Children’s Hospital. Tony has been able to attract other people in his mission and in 2007; Dan Duncan funded the research with $50 million. Mr. Petrello also donated $7 million to the same research initiative.
Another reason Tony believes in miracles is the fact that he faced a tough childhood background but still made it in life. Tony’s parents were not wealthy folks, and he had to work extra hard to learn with the limited resources at his disposal. He excelled in high school and was offered a full scholarship to study at Yale University. Mr. Petrello holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and later did his master’s level at Yale. With time Tony diverted to human sciences. After working for a few other firms, Mr. Petrello moved to Nabors Industries.