News & Events


New Multi-Piece Clamp Connector Line

February 26, 2016

Oil States develops a new Multi-Piece Clamp Connector line that is simple to operate, easy to install and cost effective.

What do you do when a once dominate product line seems to be slipping in the marketplace? You go to the drawing board! But first, you visit the customers and ask lots of questions. As new products are developed, older ones become less efficient and less cost effective sometimes becoming obsolete. The difference here is that Rick Barnett (Director of Product Development) and Edgar Keijser (International Sales Representative, France) sat down with various customers in France, Italy and Houston to ask a lot of questions about what they needed for their particular operation. Most of those answers pointed back to...

Oil States UK Celebrates Grand Opening of New Facilities

February 26, 2016

Recently Oil States was proud to celebrate the Grand Opening of our new Aberdeen Gateway facility just south of the city. For about 30 years, Oil States in Aberdeen has been principally located at a leased facility on Blackness Road in Altens Industrial Estate. This location has historically been home to many OSI-UK administrative functions, but also manufacturing and welding of specialty tubular connectors. However, this site has had space limitations and had become outdated. To solve these challenges, in parallel to opening of the Gateway facility, manufacturing is being transitioned to a newly constructed 240,000 square foot manufacturing facility...

A Historic Year for Safety

February 26, 2016

2015 was a historic year for safety at all Oil States locations.

For the first time in our company’s history Oil States worldwide went without a lost-time injury for the entire year! Also, our total recordable injury rate was the lowest in company history. In 2015, 80% of all Oil States locations went without a single OSHA recordable occupation injury or illness. This shows a true dedication to safety from all Oil States employees! Safety is everyone’s responsibility and part of everyone’s job at Oil States Industries. We constantly work to reduce risk by concentrating on potential issues to prevent injuries from occurring.

Oil States Houma and ExxonMobil Team up on Computer-Based Training

November 9, 2015

Example of a Lifting Scenario Drawing Designed by the Oil States Houma Engineering Department for CBT Programs

ExxonMobil chose Oil States Houma to partner with them in creating more than 40 Computer-Based Training programs (CBT), considered the first of their kind in the industry. The programs cover different aspects of cranes. The premier program, titled “Load Charts,” was a team effort that included engineering, training, project management and technical support. It was successfully delivered in June 2015. This program comprises seven modules: API Spec 2C Crane Types, Offshore Installation Types, Types of Ratings, Principles of Load Charts, Information Charts, Dynamic Environmental Conditions, and Lifting Types & Scenarios. These interactive modules are designed to instruct students on the...

Giving in Times of Tragedy: Nepal Earthquakes

November 9, 2015

Oil States Asia EHS Engineer, Meeran Rahamatulla, Left, and QEHS Manager, Kamatchi Neelakantan, Middle, Present Employee Donations to Singapore Red Cross Society Director of Services, Sahari Ani, Right.

Massive earthquakes struck Nepal and the surrounding region on April 25 and May 12, measuring respective 7.8 and 7.3 magnitudes. They resulted in more than 8,000 lives lost and more than 23,000 people injured. The quakes also destroyed homes and businesses as well as cultural and historical monuments that had stood for thousands of years – reduced now to rubble. Oil States Singapore rallied in response to the Nepal tragedy. The Environment, Health and Safety (HSE) department hosted a donation drive for the Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund in an effort to assist the shaken nation following the massive earthquakes. This...



Event & Location

Booth #

February 6-8, 2018

Topsides, Platforms-Hulls

Galveston, Texas USA


March 13-15, 2018


March 20-23, 2018

OTC Asia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


April 9-11, 2018


April 30-May 3, 2018


May 23, 2018

DECOM Offshore

Aberdeen, Scotland UK


June 12-14, 2018


June 18-21, 2018

St Johns/Newfoundland Oil Show

St Johns, Canada


September 11-12, 2018


September 24-27, 2018

Rio Oil & Gas

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


September 25-27, 2018


September 30-October 2, 2018

Tailings & Mine Waste

Keystone, Colorado USA


October 16-18, 2018


November 12-15, 2018


Abu Dhabi, UAE


November 26-28, 2018

Offshore Decommissioning Conference

Saint Andrews, Scotland UK


November 27-29, 2018