National Fuel Gas Company. (NFG)
Q3 2012 Earnings Call
August 3, 2012 11:00 am ET
Timothy J. Silverstein – Investor Relations
David F. Smith – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Matthew D. Cabell - Senior Vice President
David P. Bauer - Treasurer and Principal Financial Officer
Andrea Sharkey – Gabelli & Company
Kevin A. Smith – Raymond James & Associates, Inc.
Mark Rogers – Soroban Capital Partners LLC
Timm Schneider – Citigroup Global Markets
Mark Barnett – Morningstar Inc.
Becca Followill – U.S. Capital Advisors LLC
Carl Kirst – BMO Capital Markets
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the third quarter 2012 National Fuel Gas Company earnings conference call. My name is Jeff, and I will be your coordinator for today.
At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later, we will facilitate a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder this conference is being recorded for replay purposes.
I would now like to turn the conference over to your host for today, Mr. Tim Silverstein, Director of Investor Relations. And you have the floor, Mr. Silverstein.
Timothy J. Silverstein
Thank you, Jeff, and good morning everyone. Thank you for joining us on today's conference call for a discussion of last evening's earnings release. With us on the call from National Fuel Gas Company are Dave Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Ron Tanski, President and Chief Operating Officer; and Dave Bauer, Treasurer and Principal Financial Officer. Joining us from Seneca Resources Corporation is Matt Cabell, President. At the end of the prepared remarks, we will open the discussion to questions.