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HOUSTON, Feb. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS) ("Oil States" or the "Company") announced today the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 5,925,050 shares of its common stock by a certain selling securityholder. The underwriter intends to offer the shares from time to time for sale in one or more transactions on the New York Stock Exchange, in the over-the-counter market, through negotiated transactions or otherwise at market prices prevailing at the time of sale, at prices related to prevailing market prices or at negotiated prices. The gross proceeds from the sale of the shares by the selling securityholder is expected to be approximately $153.8 million. Oil States will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the shares by the selling securityholder. J.P. Morgan Securities LLC is acting as sole book-running manager for the offering. When available, copies of the written prospectus for the offering may be obtained from J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Prospectus Department, at J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone at (866) 803-9204. The common stock will be sold pursuant to an effective automatic shelf registration statement on Form S-3 previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state or jurisdiction. This offering may only be made by means of a prospectus supplement and related base prospectus. About Oil States International, Inc. Oil States is a global oilfield products and services company serving the drilling, completions, subsea, production and infrastructure sectors of the oil and gas industry. Oil States is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "OIS".