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Western Refining's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Western Refining, Inc. (WNR)

Q2 2012 Results Earnings Call

August 2, 2012 11:00 AM ET

Executives

Jeff Beyersdorfer – Treasurer and Director, Investor Relations

Jeff Stevens – President and CEO

Gary Dalke – Chief Financial Officer

Mark Smith – President, Refining and Marketing



Analysts

Chi Chow – Macquarie

Jeff Dietert – Simmons

Ed Westlake – Credit Suisse

Arjun Murti – Goldman Sachs

Evan Calio – Morgan Stanley

Paul Sankey – Deutsche Bank

Roger Read – Wells Fargo

Cory Garcia – Raymond James

Presentation

Operator

Good morning. And welcome to the Second Quarter 2012 Western Refining Earnings Conference Call. After the speakers’ opening remarks, there will be a question-and-answer period. (Operator Instructions)

As a reminder, ladies and gentlemen, this conference call is being recorded and your participation implies consent to our recording of this call. If you do not agree with these terms, please disconnect at this time.

Thank you. I would now like to turn the call over to Mr. Jeff Beyersdorfer, Treasurer and Director of Investor Relations of Western Refining. Mr. Beyersdorfer, please go ahead, sir.

Jeff Beyersdorfer

Thanks, Susan, and good morning. I would like to thank you for taking the time to listen in today and for your continued interest in Western Refining. Again, my name is Jeff Beyersdorfer. I’m the company’s Treasurer and Director of Investor Relations.

Joining me for today’s call are Jeff Stevens, President and CEO; Gary Dalke, CFO; Mark Smith, President, Refining and Marketing, and other members of our senior management team.

We will be referencing our earning call slides throughout the call this morning. The slide presentation, in addition to our earnings release can be found in the Investor Relations section of our website at wnr.com.

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