TPC Group Inc. (TPCG) Q3 2011 Earnings Call November 11, 2011 10:00 a.m. ET Executives Rishi Varma - Vice President and General Counsel Michael McDonnell - President and Chief Executive Officer Miguel Desdin - Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Analysts Edward Yang - Oppenheimer Kevin Casey - Casey Capital Wilson Jaeggli - Southwell Partners Gregg Goodnight - UBS Barry Haimes - Sage Asset Management Ron Silverton - ALJ Capital PresentationOperator
Good day, ladies and gentleman, and welcome to your TPC Group Quarterly Earnings Conference Call for quarter ended September 30, 2011. At this time all participants are in a listen only mode, later we will conduct a question-and-answer session and instructions will follow at that time. (Operator instructions) As a reminder today's conference call is being recorded. I would now like to introduce your host for today's conference call, Mr. Rishi Varma. You may begin. Rishi Varma Thank you, Kevin. Good morning, everyone, and welcome to today's conference call to discuss TPC Group’s third quarter 2011 earnings results. With me today is Mike McDonnell, President and Chief Executive Officer, along with Miguel Desdin, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. While management will not be referencing slides today, we have posted a presentation online that includes supplemental financial information about the quarter. These slides along with other quarterly financial results can be found in the Investor Relations section on our website. Please note the slide in the presentation which refers to the forward looking statements and says that statements made during this call that refer to management’s expectations and/or future predictions are forward looking statements intended to be covered by the Safe Harbor provisions of the securities act, as there are many factors which could cause the results to defer from our expectations.