We talked to Obinna Nwadike about how Global Drilling Resources provides cost-efficient critical oil and gas products and services, and this is what he had to say.
First of all, how are you and your family doing in these COVID-19 times?
Obinna Nwadike: Thank you for asking. My family and I are doing well. We are grateful to be healthy.
Tell us about you, your career, how you founded Global Drilling Resources?
Obinna Nwadike: I believe in teamwork and providing value to whatever I do. I founded Global Drilling Resources because I genuinely believed that we could add tremendous value to Drilling contractors, oil and gas companies in emerging markets. We provide competitive pricing and top of the line services to all of our clients. We are a service provider that takes pride in providing solutions to all of our clients.
How does Global Drilling Resources innovate?
Obinna Nwadike: We work towards understanding the client’s needs and presenting a suitable solution for them. Our company’s customer service is unmatched, and we make it a point to go beyond what our customers require.
How the coronavirus pandemic affects your business, and how are you coping?
Obinna Nwadike: The oil and gas industry was affected tremendously by Covid 19. As you recall, the price of oil went down a lot during the start of covid. Some of the projects that we bid for were postponed. We didn’t panic as a company and expanded our product offering by including PPE materials in our product line.
Did you have to make difficult choices, and what are the lessons learned?
Obinna Nwadike: As a company, we decided to focus on customer retention early on. We have to learn adaptability in a challenging business climate.
How do you deal with stress and anxiety?
Obinna Nwadike: Working out and maintaining a positive outlook on life.
Who are your competitors? And how do you plan to stay in the game?
Obinna Nwadike: As a service provider, we have to communicate and learn about the challenges that are faced by our clients.
Your final thoughts?
Obinna Nwadike: We all have to be content with what we have and where we are today and strive for something better tomorrow. While it has been a tough year for plenty of people, the fact that I am healthy to grant this interview means I have had a successful year. We all need to appreciate today.