Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc. ( GPRE) Q2 2011 Earnings Call July 28, 2011 11:00 AM ET Executives Jim Stark – VP, Investor and Media Relations Todd Becker – President and CEO Jerry Peters – CFO Analysts Mike Ritzenthaler – Piper Jaffray Farha Aslam – Stephens Incorporator Lucy Watson – Jefferies & Company Brent Rystrom – Feltl Matt Farwell – Imperial Capital Luke Beltnick -TPG Credit Paul Resnik – Resnik Asset Management PresentationOperator
Good day everyone, and welcome to the Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results Conference Call. Today’s conference is being recorded. At this time, I like to turn the call over to Mr. Jim Stark. Please go ahead, sir. Jim Stark Thanks Jay. Welcome to our second quarter 2011 earnings call. On the call today is Todd Becker, President and Chief Executive Officer; Jerry Peters, our Chief Financial Officer; and Jeff Briggs, our Chief Operating Officer. We are here to discuss our second quarter 2011 financial results and the recent developments for Green Plains Renewable Energy. There is a slide presentation for you to follow along with as we go through our comments today. You can find this presentation on our website at gpreinc.com on the Investor page under the Events and Presentations link. Our comments today will contain forward-looking statements which are any statements made that are not historical facts. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations of Green Plains’ management team 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’s expectations.