Baker Hughes Announces Conference Call

HOUSTON, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call on Thursday, February 17, 2005 at 8:30 a.m. eastern, 7:30 a.m. central. During the conference call, the company intends to discuss results for the fourth quarter of 2004, which ended December 31, 2004. The results are expected to be released on Thursday, February 17, 2005, before the market opens.

To access the call, which is open to the public, please call the conference call operator at (800) 374-2469, or (706) 634-7270 for international callers, 20 minutes prior to the scheduled start time and ask for the "Baker Hughes Conference Call." A replay will be available through Thursday, March 3, 2005. The number for the replay is (706) 645-9291, the access code is: 3213441. The conference call and replay will be webcast by CCBN. To access the webcast, go to http://www.bakerhughes.com/investor and select "News Releases", then click on "Conference Calls." Investors can automatically receive Baker Hughes e-mail alerts when news releases are posted to the company's internet site. To subscribe, go to http://www.bakerhughes.com/investor and choose "News Releases" and then "E-Mail Alerts."

Baker Hughes is a leading provider of drilling, formation evaluation, completion and production products and services to the worldwide oil and gas industry.

Contacts:
Gary R. Flaharty (713) 439-8039
H. Gene Shiels (713) 439-8822

SOURCE Baker Hughes Incorporated