News & Events


Oil States International’s CEO Featured in Energy Connection Magazine

February 24, 2020

Cindy Taylor - Oil States International CEO
Oil States International’s CEO, Cindy Taylor, was featured in the February 2020 edition of PESA’s Energy Connection Magazine. Click the links below to read the full article or magazine. Article: Energy Connection Magazine – Cindy Taylor Article Magazine: Energy Connection Magazine

Oil States Introduces Advanced Merlin™ Riser Technology for Deepwater Subsea Mining Applications

December 11, 2019

Oil States Merlin™ Subsea Mining Riser System

Oil States, a global leader in complete riser systems for drilling & workover applications, has now translated it’s experience in designing and manufacturing riser systems for oil & gas to meet the needs of the growing subsea mining sector.  Based on proven Merlin™ Riser Technology, Oil States now offers subsea mining riser systems. The Merlin™ Subsea Mining Riser System incorporates the world-leading high-fatigue, high-load capabilities of Oil States Merlin connectors which have been proven for decades in casing, conductor, tension leg platform (TLP) tendons, drilling and completion riser, caissons and FPSO turrets. It features non-rotational makeup with dual metal-to-metal seals...

Refurbished Nautilus™ Crane installed and commissioned on Shell FPSO Fluminense offshore Brazil

November 21, 2019

Oil States Industries has completed the successful installation, testing, and commissioning of a 26-ton Nautilus™ Crane on board the Shell FPSO Fluminense in the Bijupira and Salema Fields in the Campos Basin.  The Fluminense is installed about 295 km offshore of Rio de Janeiro city.  The refurbishment involved complete disassembly and inspection, reassembly, and functional testing; test lifting the assembled crane and transporting it to the dock, all while maintaining the crane’s original API 2C certification. Beyond the technical challenges, an aggressive timeline, coordination of nearly a dozen different contributing companies, language barriers, and cross-border logistics all added to the...

Oil States Awarded Funding to Develop P&A Technology

February 4, 2019

Oil States has been awarded over £80k in funding from the Scottish Government’s Decommissioning Challenge Fund (DCF). The award, which was recently announced in St. Andrews, is part of a £2.5m funding pot, shared between 12 decommissioning projects. Oil States’ successful application will be used to develop innovative technologies that will enable both time efficiencies and cost savings in the Well Plug & Abandonment (P&A) operations of subsea wells. Well P&A remains one of the highest cost operations when decommissioning offshore wells in the UKCS and across the globe. It is an area that desperately requires new ideas to help...

Oil States Industries Asia API Global Certification

July 6, 2018

The American Petroleum Institute (API) Global offered congratulations to the Oil States Industries Asia for being granted the API Specification Q2 Certification. THis new certification joins the seven other certifications Oil States Industries Asia holds with API. Oil States Industries Asia officially received the award from representatives of the American Embassy in Singapore and API. Congratulations to everyone at Oil States Industries Asia for this team effort and great achievement!



Event & Location

Booth #

Aug 16-19, 2021


Aug 31-Sep 2, 2021


Sep 7-10, 2021

Offshore Europe

Aberdeen, Scotland UK


Oct 19-21, 2021

J 86/87

Nov 9-10, 2021

FPSO Brazil Congress

Rio de Janeiro, RJ Brazil


Nov 15-18, 2021


Abu Dhabi, UAE


Dec 1-3, 2021

International WorkBoat Show

New Orleans, LA USA