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Honoring Our Innovators

December 11, 2023

Nabors has a rich history of innovation, dating back to its founding in 1952. Over the years, the company has been responsible for numerous groundbreaking advancements in drilling technology, and it continues to be at the forefront of the industry today.

Earlier this month, Nabors was proud to recognize its employees for their contributions to our history of innovation. This year, CEO Anthony G. Petrello awarded 46 recipients with patents for their inventions. Additionally, 58 patents were filed and recognized for their outstanding contributions to innovation across the last few years.

“Our success has been powered by inventions that have significantly enhanced drilling safety and efficiency,” said Mr. Petrello in his opening remarks. “These technologies and achievements have one thing in common: none would have been possible without highly skilled and talented people like you. I sincerely thank each of you for your entrepreneurial spirit.”

In recent years, Nabors has been specifically focused on research and development (R&D) aimed at developing new and innovative technologies to improve drilling efficiency, safety, and sustainability. This commitment to innovation has resulted in several significant breakthroughs, including:

  • The deployment of the world’s first fully automated drilling systems.
  • The development of new advanced materials that are less carbon intensive.

Nabors is committed to fostering a culture of innovation and creativity while delivering energy without compromise. The company provides its employees with the resources and support they need to develop new ideas and bring them to life.

We would like to thank our colleagues for their continuous commitment and expertise in advancing our technology development.