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May 04, 2012 10:00 am ET
Steven L. Mueller - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Gregory D. Kerley - Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Director
Brian Lively - Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. Securities, Inc., Research Division
Biju Z. Perincheril - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division
Brian Singer - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division
Scott Hanold - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division
David W. Kistler - Simmons & Company International, Research Division
Arun Jayaram - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division
Amir Arif - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Research Division
Michael Schmitz - Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., Research Division
Robert L. Christensen - The Buckingham Research Group Incorporated
Joseph D. Allman - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division
Michael Kelly - Global Hunter Securities, LLC, Research Division
Jack N. Aydin - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division
Greetings, and welcome to the Southwestern Energy First Quarter 2012 Earnings Teleconference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded.
It is now my pleasure to introduce your host, Mr. Steve Mueller, President and CEO. Thank you. Mr. Mueller, you may begin.
Steven L. Mueller
Thank you. And good morning, and thank you for joining us. With me today are Bill Way, our Chief Operating Officer; Greg Kerley, our Chief Financial Officer; Jeff Sherrick, Senior VP of Corporate Development; and Brad Sylvester, our VP of Investor Relations.
If you've not received a copy of yesterday's press release regarding our first quarter 2012 results, you can find a copy on our website at www.swn.com. Also, I'd like to point out that many of the comments during this teleconference are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties affecting outcomes, many of which are beyond our control and are discussed in more detail in the risk factors and the forward-looking statement sections of our annual and quarterly filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Although we believe the expectations expressed are based on reasonable assumptions, they are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results or developments may differ materially.