SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 16, 2004 (July 12, 2004)
Baker Hughes Incorporated
(State of Incorporation)
(Commission File No.)
|3900 Essex Lane, Houston, Texas
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (713) 439-8600
|Item 7.||Financial Statements, Pro Forma Financial Information and Exhibits. (Information furnished in this Item 7 is furnished pursuant to Item 9.)|
|||News Release of Baker Hughes Incorporated dated July 12, 2004.|
Item 9. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On July 12, 2004, the Company issued a news release, a copy of which is furnished with this Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated into this Item 9 by reference. In accordance with General Instructions B.2. of Form 8-K, the information shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Baker Hughes Incorporated
|Dated: July 16, 2004||By:||/s/ Sandra E. Alford|
|Sandra E. Alford|
||Description of Exhibit
|--||News Release of Baker Hughes Incorporated dated July 12, 2004.|