Oilfield firm Baker Hughes Co (BKR.N) reported quarterly profit that fell short of analyst expectations on Wednesday, in part due to global supply chain issues, sending its shares down sharply in early trading. Oil service firms are expected to be supported by a rebound in oil prices to pre-pandemic levels as demand recovers and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, Russia and their allies stick to their output-increase schedule instead of accelerating production. But some companies are seeing earnings clipped by higher prices for materials and disruptions to global supply chains. Baker Hughes and rival Halliburton have also been negatively impacted by Hurricane Ida, which disrupted operations on the U.S. Gulf Coast and Gulf of Mexico in August and […]