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July 27, 2012 10:00 am ET
Ken Dennard - Founder and Managing Partner
Paul L. Howes - Chief Executive Officer, President and Executive Director
Bruce C. Smith - Executive Vice President and President of Fluids Systems & Engineering
Gregg S. Piontek - Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer and Vice President
James M. Rollyson - Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Research Division
Neal Dingmann - SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., Research Division
Michael J. Harrison - First Analysis Securities Corporation, Research Division
Douglas Garber - Dahlman Rose & Company, LLC, Research Division
Michael R. Marino - Stephens Inc., Research Division
William J. Dezellem - Tieton Capital Management, LLC
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Newpark Resources Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call. Following the presentation, the conference will be open for questions. [Operator Instructions] This conference is being recorded today, Friday, July 27, 2012. At this time, I'd like to turn the conference over to Ken Dennard with DRG&L. Please go ahead, sir.
Thanks, Fritz. Good morning, everyone. I appreciate you joining us for Newpark Resources conference call today to review 2012 second quarter results. We'd also like to welcome our Internet participants that are listening to the call simulcast over the web.
Before I turn the call over to management, I have the normal housekeeping details to run through. For those of you who did not receive an e-mail of the release yesterday afternoon and would like be added to my list, just call our offices at DRG&L, (713) 529-6600, and we'll get you on those lists. There will be a replay of today's call. It will be available via webcast on the company's website, and that's www.newpark.com. There'll also be a recorded replay available by phone, which will be available for -- until August 10, 2012, and all the contact information there is in the press release.