Baker Hughes Announces Conference Call Time Change

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 11, 2000--Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI)(PCX:BHI)(EBS:BHI)

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    Date:   July 11, 2000

    To:     Conference Call Distribution

    Re:     Baker Hughes Second Quarter Conference Call

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Baker Hughes Incorporated announced today that its Quarter 2 earnings conference call has been rescheduled to 12:00 p.m. eastern, 11:00 a.m. central on Monday, July 31, 2000. The company intends to release its second quarter results on Monday, July 31, 2000, before the market opens, as scheduled.

The change is being made to avoid a potential conflict with a Transocean Sedco-Forex analyst meeting scheduled for the same day.

To access the call please call the conference call operator at 415/228-4572, fifteen - twenty minutes prior to the scheduled start time, and ask for the "Baker Hughes Conference Call." A replay will be available through Monday, August 7, 2000. The number for the replay is 402/220-0188.

The conference call and replay will be webcast by CCBN. To access the webcast go to www.bakerhughes.com/investor and select News Releases, then click on Conference Calls.

CONTACT: Baker Hughes Incorporated, Houston

             Gary R. Flaharty, 713/439-8039
             Fax: 713/439-8472
             gary.flaharty@bakerhughes.com