Tesco Corporation (TESO)
Q1 2010 Earnings Call
May 7, 2010; 11:00 am ET
Julio Quintana - President & Chief Executive Officer
Bob Kayl - Chief Financial Officer
Neal Dingmann - Wunderlich Securities
Chris Glasine - Simmons & Company
John Keller - Stephens Inc.
Terese Fabian - Sidoti & Co.
William Conroy - Pritchard Capital
Daniel Burke - Johnson Rice
David Griffiths - Unidentified Company
Garber - FBR Capital Markets
Good day ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the TESCO Corporation, first quarter 2010 earnings call. At this time all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later we will conduct a question-and-answer session and instructions will follow at that time. (Operator Instructions)
I would now like to introduce your host for today’s conference, Mr. Julio Quintana, President and CEO.
Thank you Betty. Good morning ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to TESCO’s first quarter 2010 earnings conference call. I’m Julio Quintana, TESCO’s President and CEO and I’ll be hosting our call today. Bob Kayl, our Chief Financial Officer is with me on the call.
I’ll begin with some general comments on the quarter, then Bob will give you an overview of our financial results. Following Bob’s remarks I’ll return and provide an update on our business plans for the future.
Before I begin it is important to note that during the course of this call, Bob and I will make forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Act of 1995 and Canadian Securities Legislation. These statements are based on current expectations that involve risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to vary from those anticipated.