Energen Corporation ( EGN) Q4 2011 Earnings Call January 26, 2012 11:00 am ET Executives Julie Ryland – Vice President Investor Relations James McManus – Chairman & Chief Executive Officer Chuck Porter – Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer John Richardson – President and Chief Operating Officer Analysts Gabriele Sorbara – Caris & Company Tim Schneider – Citigroup Karl Kurz - BMO Capital Duane Grubert – Susquehanna Financial Sean O’Malley - WEDGE Capital Brian Lively – Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Company Mario Barraza - Tuohy Brothers PresentationOperator
My name is Katie and I will be your conference operator today. At this time I would like to welcome everyone to the Energen 2011 conference call. (Operator instructions.) Julie Ryland, Vice President of Investor Relations, you may begin your conference. Julie Ryland Thank you, Katie ,and good morning. Today’s conference call is being held in conjunction with Energen Corporation’s announcement yesterday afternoon of the results of operations of its 2011 fiscal year and the three months ended December 31, 2011. Our comments today will include statements expressing expectations of future plans, objectives and performance that constitute forward-looking statements made pursuant to the Safe Harbor Provision of the Private Security Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements based on future expectations are forward-looking statements that are dependent on certain events, risks and uncertainties that may be outside the company’s control and could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated. Please refer to the company’s periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a more complete discussion of the risks and uncertainties that could affect the future results of Energen and its subsidiaries.