Baker Hughes Announces Conference Call

HOUSTON, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI; EBS) announced today that it has scheduled a conference call on Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at 8:30 a.m. eastern, 7:30 a.m. central. During the conference call, the company intends to discuss results for the first quarter of 2008, ending March 31, 2008. The results are expected to be released on Tuesday, April 22, 2008, 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 calls, 20 minutes prior to the scheduled start time and ask for the "Baker Hughes Conference Call". A replay of the call will be available through Tuesday, May 6, 2008. The number for the replay is 800-642-1687 in the United States, or 706-645-9291 for international calls, and the access code is 39514631. The conference call and replay will be webcast by Shareholder.com. To access the webcast, go to http://investor.shareholder.com/bhi/events.cfm. Investors can automatically receive e-mail alerts when news releases are posted to the company's internet site. To subscribe, go to http://investor.shareholder.com/bhi/alerts.cfm.

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

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    /CONTACT:  Gary R. Flaharty, +1-713-439-8039, or H. Gene Shiels,
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CO:  Baker Hughes Incorporated
ST:  Texas
IN:  OIL
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