Baker Hughes. Baker Hughes operates in over 90 countries worldwide mainly based in countries with a mature petroleum industry as is the case with most oil & gas service companies. Baker Hughes has its headquarters in the America Tower in the American General Center in Neartown, Houston.What is the history of Baker Hughes?
In July 1907, R.C. Baker, a 34-year-old inventor and entrepreneur in Coalinga, California, was granted a U.S. patent for a casing shoe that enabled drillers to efficiently run casing and cement it in oil wells. This innovation launched the business that would become Baker Oil Tools and Baker Hughes Incorporated.What is the ticker symbol for Baker Hughes?
Baker Hughes shares will continue to trade on the NYSE until the market closes on July 3. The combined company will be called Baker Hughes, a GE company, and shares will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “BHGE” when the market opens on July 5.