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Corporate Governance

At Oil States, we endeavor
to conduct ourselves with
the highest ethical standards
and integrity.

“At Oil States, we endeavor to conduct ourselves with the highest ethical standards and integrity. It is our duty to protect the health and safety of our employees, while minimizing our impact on the environment. We strive to be inclusive and look to support our local communities in order to leave sustainable lasting impressions.” 
Cindy B. Taylor, Chief Executive Officer 
Cindy B. Taylor

Health, Safety, and Environment
Oil States is committed to business conduct that actively promotes and protects the Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) of its employees, contractors, business partners, visitors and the communities where we work. Specifically, we are committed to the following:
  • The setting of global targets for continuous HSE improvement
  • Employee participation through safety committees, behavior-based observations, and employee Stop Work Authority amongst other aspects of our Management System
  • Global conformance with Oil States’ HSE management system or an internationally-recognized / certified management system and compliance with all applicable national, state, and international HSE laws and regulations
  • A systematic approach to the management of HSE but with local and individual responsibility and accountability for the HSE programs
  • OSI-UK & OSI-Asia are ISO 14001 certified
We are transparent in our communications about our HSE commitment to employees, contractors, vendors, suppliers, and customers and solicit their input in improving our HSE program. Employee participation is a vital element in the success of our HSE process. Where existing laws and regulations are not adequate to assure protection of human health, safety, and the environment, Oil States will establish or follow existing internal policies and procedures to assure such protection.

Oil States’ commitment to environmental matters is an integral part of our culture and business practices. It’s our policy to ensure that integrity of our processes and facilities are protective of the environment. We strive to prevent releases to the atmosphere, land, or water and will employ waste minimization techniques wherever possible. The Company participates in recycling programs globally where available.

Anti-Bribery & Anti-Corruption
It is our policy to comply with all applicable anti-bribery laws, including the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the UK Bribery Act, the Brazilian Clean Companies Act, and all applicable local laws where Oil States operates. Oil States provides internal anti-corruption and anti-bribery training to all applicable employees and sales agents. It is also our policy to require agents, consultants, representatives, contractors, distributors and joint venture partners who work on our behalf to comply with these same laws. Compliance is routinely monitored by both Internal Audit Department and the Legal Department under the General Counsel.

At Oil States, we are committed to providing an equal opportunity workplace and not discriminating against any director, officer or employee with regard to race, gender, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, military service or reserve or veteran status, sexual orientation or disability or any other classification protected by federal, state or international law which is applicable to Oil States or its employees.

Oil States strives to protect all personal information collected on our employees, contractors, and business partners, in accordance with the applicable law of the jurisdictions in which we operate.

Philanthropy and Volunteerism
Oil States takes pride in serving the communities where we work and live and we are committed to investing resources into programs that mirror our values. We realize that the success of our business is linked to the success of the communities where we operate and we are committed to using our global reach to develop, strengthen and support our local communities.

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