NuStar Energy L.P. (NS)
Q1 2012 Earnings Call
April 25, 2012 10:30 am ET
Curt Anastasio - CEO and President of NuStar Energy L.P. and NuStar GP Holdings, LLC.
Steve Blank - CFO
Paul Brattlof - SVP Marketing
Mike Stone - Head of Asphalt Marketing
Brian Zarahn - Barclays
Darren Horowitz - Raymond James
Mark Reichman - Simmons
John Tysseland - Citigroup
Michael Blum - Wells Fargo
James Jampel - HITE
Selman Ekyol - Stifel Nicolaus
Good morning. My name is Kimberley and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the NuStar Energy L.P. and to NuStar GP Holdings LLC First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. After the speakers’ remarks, there will be a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions) Thank you.
I would now like to turn the call over to Mr. Chris Russell. Please go ahead, sir.
Good morning everyone and welcome to our conference call to discuss NuStar Energy L.P. and NuStar GP Holdings LLC First Quarter 2012 Earnings Results. With me today is Curt Anastasio, CEO and President of NuStar Energy L.P. and NuStar GP Holdings, LLC, Steve Blank, our CFO and other members of our management team.
Before we get started we would like to remind you that during the course of this call NuStar management will make statements about our current views concerning the future performance of NuStar that are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Federal Securities Laws. These statements are subject to the various uncertainties and assumptions described in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and will not be updated to conform to actual results or revised expectations.