April 23 (Reuters) - Oilfield services firm Baker Hughes on Tuesday beat first-quarter profit estimates on higher international drilling demand.

The company reported an adjusted profit of 43 cents per share for the quarter ended March 31, compared with analysts' average estimate of 40 cents, according to LSEG data. (Reporting by Tanay Dhumal in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila)