Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. (GPRE) Q2 2010 Earnings Call July 29, 2010 10:00 am ET Executives Jim Stark – VP, Investor and Media Relations Todd Becker – President and CEO Jerry Peters – CFO and Assistant Secretary Steve Bleyl – EVP, Ethanol Marketing Jeff Briggs – COO Analysts Farha Aslam – Stephens, Inc. Michael Cox – Piper Jaffray Lawrence Alexander – Jefferies Lucy Watson – Jefferies Matt Farwell – Imperial Capital Paul Resnick – Olympia Capital Markets [Lities Etter] – Goldman Sachs Ada Pena – TA McKay & Company Tom McKay – Simplon Partners Brent Ricler – Falto Ian Harowitz – Rafferty Capital PresentationOperator
Good day Ladies and Gentlemen, and welcome to Green Plains Renewable Energy Second Quarter 2010 Financial Results Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later we’ll conduct a question-and-answer session and instructions will be given at that time. (Operator Instructions) I would now like to hand the conference over to Mr. Jim Stark. Sir, you may begin. Jim Stark Thanks. Good morning and welcome to our Second Quarter Earnings Call. Todd Becker, President and CEO; Jerry Peters, our Chief Financial Officer; and Steve Bleyl, our Executive VP of Ethanol Marketing are all on call today. We are here to discuss our second quarter financial results and recent development for Green Plains Renewable Energy. Please remember that a number of forward-looking segments will be made during this presentation. Forward looking statements are any statements that are not historical facts. These forward-looking statements are based on the current expectations of Green Plains’ management and there can be no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Because forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, Green Plains actual results could differ materially from management expectations.