National Fuel Gas Co. (
F1Q2012 Earnings Conference Call
February 3, 2012 11:00 AM ET
Timothy Silverstein – Director of Investor Relations
Dave Smith – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Ron Tanski – President and Chief Operating Officer
Matt Cabell – Senior Vice President and President, Seneca Resources Corporation
Dave Bauer – Principal Finance Officer and Treasurer
Andrea Sharkey – Gabelli & Company
Kevin Smith – Raymond James & Associates
Craig Shere – Tuohy Brothers
Carl Kirst – BMO Capital Markets
Timm Schneider – Citigroup
John Abbott – Pritchard Capital Partners
Mark Barnett – Morningstar
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the first quarter 2012 National Fuel Gas Company earnings conference call. My name is Fab, and I will be your operator for today.
At this time all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later we will conduct a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, this conference is being recorded for replay purposes. I would now like to turn the conference over to your host for today, Mr. Timothy Silverstein, Director of Investor Relations. Please proceed.
Thank you, Deb, and good morning, everyone. Thank you for joining us on today's conference call for a discussion of last evening's earnings release. With us on the call from National Fuel Gas Company are Dave Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Ron Tanski, President and Chief Operating Officer and Dave Bauer, Treasurer and Principal Financial Officer. Joining us from Seneca Resources Corporation is Matt Cabell, President. At the end of the prepared remarks, we will open the discussion to questions.