My States Don't Have Enough People (Those damn Americans and their Electoral College! Does anybody understand it? Tell the truth)

Cop killings? Economic collapse. Big drama. Only among the "Brain-Jacked." Rachel, may I make some popcorn now?

Martin Craighead Named to Baker Hughes Board of Directors

HOUSTON, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) President and Chief Operating Officer Martin Craighead has been appointed to the Baker Hughes Board of Directors, effective August 1, 2011.

On April 28, 2011, Baker Hughes announced that effective Jan. 1, 2012, Martin Craighead will succeed Chad Deaton as Chief Executive Officer, becoming CEO and President of Baker Hughes at that time.

"For over 25 years, Martin has been a highly effective contributor at Baker Hughes and I have full confidence that his leadership and strategic vision will continue to carry Baker Hughes forward as a leading oil and natural gas services company," said Chad Deaton, Chairman of the Board and CEO. "Naming Martin to our Board of Directors supports our transition process as he takes on the CEO role in January."

"On behalf of the entire Board, I welcome Martin joining the Baker Hughes Board of Directors," said H. John Riley, Lead Director. "For the past seven years Chad Deaton has grown the company and delivered excellent performance. We look forward to building on that legacy as Martin assumes leadership of the organization in 2012."

Biographical Information

Martin Craighead, 51, has been with the company since 1986 serving as President since 2010 and Chief Operating Officer since 2009, Senior Vice President from 2009 to 2010, Group Vice President of Drilling and Evaluation beginning in 2007, Vice President of the company from 2005 until 2009, and in various officer positions with numerous Baker Hughes subsidiaries as well as leadership roles in a wide variety of product lines both in the US and internationally.

Baker Hughes provides reservoir consulting, drilling, formation evaluation, completions, pressure pumping, and production products and services to the worldwide oil and gas industry.

Forward Looking Statements

This news release (and oral statements made regarding the subjects of this release), contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, (each a "forward—looking statement"). The words "will," and similar expressions are intended to identify forward—looking statements. Our expectations with regard to succession matters are subject to various factors and conditions. These forward-looking statements are also affected by the risk factors described in the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010 and those set forth from time to time in other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). The documents are available through the company's website at http://www.bakerhughes.com/investor or through the SEC's Electronic Data Gathering and Analysis Retrieval System (EDGAR) at http://www.sec.gov. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward—looking statement.

Media Relations: Teresa Wong, +1.713.439.8110, teresa.wong@bakerhughes.com
Investor Relations: Adam Anderson, +1.713.439.8039, adam.anderson@bakerhughes.com

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I already Mapquested the route. Just off off I-610, eh? It will only get ugly if I have to go to Houston. It will be a slogan if I make President, too. Ready? "Don't make me go there."

Not Real? Think Again!

Why did this, yet another preventable American tragedy occur?

Why do I recognize this police officer?

You'd better worry, not me.

Scotty, terrorists are hacking us out of the candlelight vigil photo, so to the other google blog, with more bells & whistles!

What is he talking about? What is he talking about?

OSIJ (i can make up acronyms, too!)


May I Sponsor a War?

I'd like to have one, too! Did I not dream of a U.K. jump jet crushing cars as it lands in front of the drug dealers @605 E. Janss Road? "Get in the back seat Hughes, quick!" Be careful what you wish for, smarty pants! It's called a "Tornado?" I'm from Missourah, and we have an occasional thunderstorm that produces a squall line, and.....


Ford Fusion Anal Icky Tics



The Delorian fellow?


What does mafia not get about NOT ONE CENT?


The basketball Lakers are named after my lake?
How long ago did some boob tell me things about JACK NICHOLSON'S personal life?
How do I hire a "hitman?"
Excuse me, I've been placated by Englishmen playing "Pictures of Home" by Deep Purple.
Fun & Prizes await, for the correct Secret Service man or woman who knows:
"Which Deep purple album is still on the front seat of my Penske truck in Los Angeles three years later?"
Ah, the bass line Don Zachritz played so well, until old shit spooks put him in St. Vincent's [mental] hospital.
"They" got Don.
"They" got Tayon.
"They" got Margherita more than once.
"They" couldn't get me. Want to talk politics? "Sorry, we are 'brain-jacked'." Is Rachel here yet? I'm hungry, because I am 100% human, and your next goddamn president.
My spycatching mum said, "Billy there's a boy in here [St. Vincent's] who reminds me of you."
Scared the crap out of me, whereas all of you California wackos cannot.
May I transit to Houston, Texas?
Check that, St. Louis Blues owner, "Dave."
Who needs oil wells?
Salem, Oregon?
Gina works the diner all day, nutcases.