MDU Resources Group, Inc. (MDU)
Q2 2012 Earnings Call
August 2, 2012 11:00 am ET
Doran Schwartz - VP & CFO
Terry Hildestad - President & CEO
Steve Bietz - President & CEO, WBI Energy
Dave Goodin - President & CEO, Montana-Dakota, Great Plains Natural Gas, Cascade Natural Gas and Intermountain Gas
John Harp - CEO, Knife River Corporation and MDU Construction Services
Kent Wells - President & CEO, Fidelity Exploration & Production
Bill Schneider - EVP, Bakken Development
Nicole Kivisto - VP, Controller & CAO, MDU Resources
Paul Ridzon - KeyBanc
Holly Stewart - Howard Weil
Timm Schneider - Citigroup
John Hanson - Presidus
James Bellessa - D.A. Davidson & Co.
Good morning. My name is Alisha and I will be your conference facilitator. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the MDU Resources Group Second Quarter 2012 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 period. (Operator Instructions)
This call will be available for replay beginning at 2:00 PM Eastern today through to 11:59 PM Eastern on August the 16th. The conference ID number for the replay is 93978182. Again, the conference ID number for the replay is 93978182. The number to dial for the replay is 1-855-859-2056 or 404-537-3406.
I would now like to turn the call over to Doran Schwartz, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MDU Resources Group. Thank you. Mr. Schwartz, you may begin your conference.