BHI CEO and CFO File Financial Statement Certification

HOUSTON, Aug 14, 2002 Baker Hughes (NYSE: BHI; PCX; EBS) announced today that in connection with the filing of its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended June 30, 2002, the Chief Executive Officer, Michael E. Wiley, and the Chief Financial Officer, G. Stephen Finley, submitted to the SEC written statements without qualification pursuant to the SEC's Order No. 4-460 and a joint written statement pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.

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

NOT INTENDED FOR BENEFICIAL HOLDERS.

Contact:
Gary R. Flaharty (713) 439-8039
gary.flaharty@bakerhughes.com
Kyle J. Leak (713) 439-8042
kyle.leak@bakerhughes.com

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