Whiting Petroleum's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Whiting Petroleum (WLL)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

April 26, 2012 11:00 am ET

Executives

Eric Hagen - Vice President of Investor Relations

James J. Volker - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Whiting Oil & Gas Corporation

James T. Brown - President and Chief Operating Officer

Michael J. Stevens - Chief Financial Officer and Vice President

Analysts

John Freeman - Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Research Division

Will Green - Stephens Inc., Research Division

Neal Dingmann - SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., Research Division

David R. Tameron - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division

Brian T. Velie - Capital One Southcoast, Inc., Research Division

Michael Scialla - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Research Division

Scott Hanold - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division

Gray Peckham - Susquehanna Financial Group, LLLP, Research Division

Pearce W. Hammond - Simmons & Company International, Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Q1 2012 Whiting Petroleum Corporation Earnings Conference Call. My name is Laura, and I'll be your operator for today. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded for replay purposes. I'd now like to turn the conference over to your host for today, Eric Hagan, VP of Investor Relations. Please proceed.

Eric Hagen

Thanks, Laura. Good morning, and welcome to Whiting Petroleum Corporation's First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. On the call for Whiting this morning is the Whiting management team. During this call, we'll review our results for the first quarter of 2012 and then discussed the outlook for the remainder of the year. This conference call is being recorded and will also be available on our website at www.whiting.com. To access the call and the webcast, please click on the Investor Relations box on the menu, and then click on the webcast link.

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