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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

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

(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
         
Delaware
(State of Incorporation)
  1-9397
(Commission File No.)
  76-0207995
Identification No.)
         
3900 Essex Lane, Houston, Texas
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
      77027
(Zip Code)

Registrant’s 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.)

     (c) Exhibits.

         
99.1
    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.

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SIGNATURE

     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   
    Corporate Secretary   

 


 

EXHIBIT INDEX
     
Exhibit    
Number
  Description of Exhibit
  99.1  
-- News Release of Baker Hughes Incorporated dated July 12, 2004.