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Baker Hughes Incorporated

Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) creates value from oil and gas reservoirs with high-performance drilling, evaluation, completions and production technology and services, integrated operations and reservoir consulting. Our solutions are designed to lower costs, reduce risk or improve productivity for the global oil and gas industry.

Baker Hughes was formed in 1987 with the merger of Baker International and Hughes Tool Company—both founded over 100 years ago when R.C. Baker and Howard Hughes, Sr. conceived ground-breaking inventions that revolutionized the fledgling petroleum era. Since those earliest advancements, we’ve never stopped searching for solutions to conquer the next frontier.

History

Baker Hughes Incorporated is the combination of many creative market leaders of the technical solution providers of the petroleum service industry. In 1907, Reuben C. Baker designed and implemented a casing shoe that revolutionized cable tool drilling. Baker soon began making downhole tools to help oil & gas production, set casing and deploy cementing tools. On the other side, in 1909, Howard R. Hughes, Sr. created the first roller cutter bit that dramatically improved the rotary drilling process. Following this, in a mater of eight decades, Baker International and Hughes Tool Company became worldwide leaders in well completions, drilling tools and related services. In 1987, both these companies merged to form Baker Hughes Incorporated.

During its successful journey, the company went in for several significant acquisitions including Brown Oil Tools, EDECO, CTC, and Elder Oil Tools (completions); EXLOG (mud logging); Milchem and Newpark (drilling fluids); Teleco (measurement while drilling); Eastman Christensen and Drilex (directional drilling and diamond drill bits); Tri-State and Wilson (fishing tools and services); Aquaness, Chemlink and Petrolite (specialty chemicals), Western Atlas (seismic exploration, well logging).

Baker Hughes Incorporated has seven divisions organized under two distinct segments namely Drilling and Evaluation segment and the Completion and Production segment. With this set up, the company is into serving the diversified needs of the global petroleum industry by offering best-in-class products and services used within oil and gas wells, pipelines and refineries.

Employment

For more than 100 years, Baker Hughes has provided the global oil and natural gas industry with premier products and services for drilling, formation evaluation, completion, and production. But we’ve built our outstanding global reputation on the skills and dedication of our hardworking employees, who invent and implement innovative technology that rivals the space industry in its complexity and sophistication.

We invite you to explore our wide range of employment opportunities that can expand your skills, develop your career, and help you rapidly advance into a leadership role. Explore this site to learn more about jobs at Baker Hughes today.

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