National Fuel Gas Co. ( NFG) F4Q 2011 Earnings Call November 4, 2011 11:00 am ET Executives Timothy J. Silverstein – Investor Relations David F. Smith – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ronald J. Tanski – President and Chief Operating Officer Matthew D. Cabell – Senior Vice President David P. Bauer – Treasurer and Principal Financial Officer Analysts Andrea Sharkey – Gabelli & Company Kevin Smith – Raymond James Craig Shere – Tuohy Brothers Mark Barnett – Morningstar John Abbott – Pritchard Capital Partners, LLC Timm Schneider – Citigroup Carl Kirst – BMO Capital Markets Becca Followill – U.S. Capital Advisors Josh Silverstein – Enerecap Partners PresentationOperator
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Fourth Quarter 2011 National Fuel Gas Company earnings conference call. My name is Larry and I’ll be your operator for today. At this time, all participants are in listen-only mode. Later, we will conduct a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions) I would now like to turn the conference over to your host for today Mr. Tim Silverstein, Director of Investor Relations. Please proceed. Timothy J. Silverstein Thank you, Larry, 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'll open the discussion to questions.