TPC Group Inc. ( TPCG) Q2 2011 Earnings Conference Call August 11, 2011 10:00 AM ET Executives Scott Phipps - IR Mike McDonnell - President and CEO Miguel Desdin - SVP and CFO Analysts Edward Yang - Oppenheimer Gregg Goodnight - UBS Wilson Jaeggli - Southwell Jonathan Chung - Lord Abbett Barry Haimes - Sage Asset Management PresentationOperator
Good day ladies and gentleman and welcome to the TPC Group quarterly earnings conference call for quarter ended June 30, 2011. At this time, all lines are in a listen only mode, later we will conduct a question-and-answer session and instructions will be given at that time. (Operator instructions) I would like to turn the conference over to your host Scott Phipps; Investor relations please begin. Scott Phipps Thank you John. Well good morning everyone and welcome to today’s conference call to discuss our second quarter of 2011 earnings results. With me today is Mike McDonnell, President and CEO along with Miguel Desdin, Senior Vice President and CFO. While management will not be referencing slides today, we have posted a presentation online that include supplemental financial information about the quarter. These slides along with other quarterly financial results can be found in the Investor Relation sections on our website at www.tpcgrp.com. Please note the slide in the presentation which refers to the forward looking statements and the statements made during this call that refer to management’s expectations and/or future predictions are forward looking statement and tentative recover by the Safe Harbor provision of the security act as there are many factors which could cause the results that defer from our expectations.