NiSource (NI) Q4 2011 Earnings Call February 01, 2012 9:00 am ET Executives Glen L. Kettering - Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs Robert C. Skaggs - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director Stephen P. Smith - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Analysts Paul T. Ridzon - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division Stephen J. Maresca - Morgan Stanley, Research Division Ashar Khan Faisel Khan - Citigroup Inc, Research Division Carl L. Kirst - BMO Capital Markets U.S. Yves Siegel - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division James L. Dobson - Wunderlich Securities Inc., Research Division Andrew Levi - Caris & Company, Inc., Research Division Rebecca Followill - U.S. Capital Advisors LLC, Research Division Bryan Joseph Spratt - Miller Howard Investments, Inc. Josh Golden PresentationOperator
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Fourth Quarter 2011 NiSource Earnings Conference Call. My name is Carissa, and I will be your coordinator for today. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded for replay purposes. I will now turn the presentation over to your host for today's conference, Mr. Glen Kettering, Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs. Please proceed. Glen L. Kettering Thank you, Carissa, and good morning, everyone. On behalf of NiSource, I'd like to welcome you to our quarterly analyst call. Joining me this morning are Bob Skaggs, President and Chief Executive Officer; Steve Smith, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; and Randy Hulen, Managing Director of Investor Relations. As you know, the focus of today's call is to review our financial performance for the fourth quarter and full year of 2011 and to provide a business update. We'll then open the call to your questions.