SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 18, 2012
Baker Hughes Incorporated
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
(State of Incorporation)
(Commission File No.)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
2929 Allen Parkway, Houston, Texas
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (713) 439-8600
(former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 7.01 Regulation of FD Disclosure.
On December 18, 2012, Baker Hughes Incorporated (the "Company") issued a news release to announce its outlook for the fourth quarter of 2012. The Company will hold a conference call on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. EST to discuss the final results of the fourth quarter of 2012. This scheduled conference call was previously announced on November 30, 2012.
The information in this Item 7.01, including the news release, a copy of which is furnished with this Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated into this Item 7.01 by reference, will not be treated as “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, 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.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits. (Information furnished in this Item 9.01 is furnished pursuant to Item 9.01.)
99.1* - News Release of Baker Hughes Incorporated dated December 18, 2012.
* Filed herewith.
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: December 18, 2012
/s/ Lee Whitley
News Release of Baker Hughes Incorporated dated December 18, 2012.