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Baker Hughes to Host Technical Training Program


Training curriculum is designed to expand knowledge of unconventional hydrocarbons CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA - April 23, 2010 - Baker Hughes (NYSE: BHI) will host a technical training program designed to give participants a thorough understanding of drilling, completion and production technologies necessary to unlock unconventional hydrocarbon reserves in Canada. Baker Hughes College will be held May 4-6 at the Telus Convention Center, Calgary, Alberta.

The training program will cover challenges encountered in the oil sands and unconventional oil and gas reservoirs throughout Canada as well as practical, relevant solutions to those challenges. The training is targeted to management personnel, engineers, technologists, geologists and field supervisors seeking to expand their knowledge of unconventional resource recovery techniques and services.

"We began offering this program in 2005. We recognized a need for technical training on the technology and services required to capture Canada's petroleum reserves," says Mike Davis, president of Canada operations for Baker Hughes. "Today, unconventional oil and gas plays are dominating the industry, so we will bring together over 30 experts on maximizing the value from the oil sands and unconventional oil and natural gas resources."

For a full course description or to register for Baker College, go to www.bakerhughes.com/BakerCollege

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