Baker Hughes Declares Quarterly Dividend

HOUSTON, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Baker Hughes (NYSE: BHI) President and Chief Executive Officer Martin S. Craighead announced today that the Baker Hughes Board of Directors declared the regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share of common stock payable May 18, 2012, to holders of record on May 7, 2012.

Baker Hughes is a leading supplier of oilfield services, products, technology and systems to the worldwide oil and natural gas industry. The company's 58,000-plus employees today work in more than 80 countries helping customers find, evaluate, drill, produce, transport and process hydrocarbon resources. For more information on Baker Hughes' century-long history, visit www.bakerhughes.com.

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