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July 17, 2012 10:00 am ET
Kathleen L. Quirk - Senior Vice President and Treasurer
Richard C. Adkerson - Co-Chairman
James R. Moffett - Co-Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Leon G. Cooperman - Omega Advisors, Inc.
Joseph Bachmann - Howard Weil Incorporated, Research Division
Joan E. Lappin - Gramercy Capital Management Corp.
Joseph D. Allman - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division
Duane Grubert - Susquehanna Financial Group, LLLP, Research Division
Noel A. Parks - Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., Research Division
Leo P. Mariani - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division
Richard M. Tullis - Capital One Southcoast, Inc., Research Division
Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by. Welcome to the McMoRan Exploration Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] I would now like to turn the conference over to Ms. Kathleen Quirk, Senior Vice President and Treasurer. Please go ahead, ma'am.
Kathleen L. Quirk
Thank you. Good morning, everyone, and welcome to the McMoRan Exploration Second Quarter 2012 Conference Call. Our results released earlier this morning and a copy of the press release is available on our website at mcmoran.com. Our call today is being broadcast live on the Internet, and anyone may listen to the conference call by accessing our website home page and clicking on the webcast link for the conference call.
As usual, we have several slides to supplement our comments this morning, and we'll be referring to the slides during the call. The slides are also accessible on our website. In addition to analysts and investors, the financial press has been invited to listen to today's call, and a replay of the webcast will be available on our website later today.