Hurricane Harvey devastated many communities across the state of Texas in 2017. The hurricane brought flooding, devastation and widespread property damage. It also managed to displace many people who had called the parts of Texas that Hurricane Harvey touched down on home. Many communities in Texas were devastated by the hurricane however they were able to look to members of their communities including individuals, nonprofits and corporations for help as they rebuilt their lives proving that the hurricane was unable to destroy them.
When their communities needed them most the well-known Texas oil company Nabors Industries was there to provide the kind of hope that people whose lives were impacted by Hurricane Harvey needed. Nabors Industries is an oil company that is known for its expertise in drilling and for delivering top-notch oil-related services to its clients. When employees at Nabors Industries observed the extent to which communities in Texas had been impacted by Hurricane Harvey they decided that they would try to do their part to make Texas and Houston a better place to live for victims of the disaster. The employees at Nabors Industries decided that they wanted to help contribute and do their part to uplift their local community.
The employees of Nabors Industries contributed to relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey by choosing to take time off from their jobs so that they could spend their days contributing to relief efforts. The Chief Executive Officer of Nabors Industries Anthony Petrello allowed his employees to have paid time off as they assisted with activities that supported the survivors of the hurricane. Chief Executive Officer Tony Petrello views his corporation as an integral part of the local community in Texas. This is why he was so supportive of his employees’ efforts to do their part to respond to Hurricane Harvey.
When communities find themselves forced to deal with devastating incidents such as a natural disaster of some sort it is important for other stakeholders in the community to pull together in order to restore the damage that natural disasters have caused. One might argue that Nabors Industries sees itself as much more than an oil company. Nabors Industries and its Chief Executive Officer Tony have strived to run the company like a socially responsible organization that uses its resources to benefit the people of Texas. Tony Petrello did his part to contribute to relief efforts to help survivors of Hurricane Harvey by matching the donations that his employees made to initiatives that would support those who were impacted by the hurricane