NuStar GP Holdings, LLC (NSH)
Q2 2012 Earnings Call
July 27, 2012 10:00 AM ET
Chris Russell – VP, IR
Curt Anastasio – President and CEO
Steve Blank – EVP, CFO and Treasurer
Danny Oliver – SVP, Marketing and Business Development
Brian Zarahn – Barclays
Cory Garcia – Raymond James
Ross Payne – Wells Fargo
James Jampel – HITE
Michael Blum – Wells Fargo
Kevin Cashman – Assurant
Brett Reilly – Credit Suisse
Jeremy Tonet – JP Morgan
Louis Shamie – Zimmer Lucas
Selman Akyol – Stifel Nicolaus
Dennis Coleman – Bank of America
Good morning. My name is Christy, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the NuStar Energy LP and the NuStar GP Holdings LLC Second 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 will now turn the conference over to Mr. Chris Russell, Vice President of Investor Relation. Please go ahead, sir.
Thank you, Christy. Good morning, everyone, and welcome to our conference call to discuss NuStar Energy LP and NuStar GP Holdings LLC second quarter 2012 earnings results. With me today is Curt Anastasio, CEO and President of NuStar Energy LP and NuStar GP Holdings LLC; Steve Blank, our CFO; and other members of our management team.
Before we get started, we’d 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.