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July 20 (Reuters) - Oilfield services provider Baker Hughes , controlled by GE, on Friday reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as demand for its equipment fell.
The company's shares fell 2.4 percent to $30.25 in premarket trading on Friday.
Revenue from its oilfield equipment business, which includes deepwater drilling, fell 9.4 percent to $617 million, missing analysts' estimate of $648.2 million.
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Baker Hughes reported adjusted net income of $41 million, or 10 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30.
Total revenue rose 2.4 percent to $5.55 billion.
Analysts on average had expected the company to report revenue of $5.57 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. (Reporting by Laharee Chatterjee in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)