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): January 14, 2005
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
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
o Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On January 14, 2005, Baker Hughes Incorporated (the Company) issued a news release announcing that the Company has applied to the Ontario Securities Commission to be deemed to have ceased to be a reporting issuer in Ontario, Canada. A copy of the news release is furnished with this Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated into this Item 7.01 by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits. (Information furnished in this Item 9.01 is furnished pursuant to Item 7.01.)
99.1 News Release of Baker Hughes Incorporated dated January 14, 2005.
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: January 14, 2005||By:||/s/ Sandra E. Alford|
|Sandra E. Alford|
|News Release dated January 14, 2005.|