SM Energy (SM) Q1 2012 Earnings Call May 03, 2012 10:00 am ET Executives David W. Copeland - Senior Vice President and General Counsel Anthony J. Best - Chief Executive Officer, President, Director and Member of Executive Committee A. Wade Pursell - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Executive Vice President Javan D. Ottoson - Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President Analysts Subash Chandra - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division Scott Hanold - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division Pearce W. Hammond - Simmons & Company International, Research Division Welles W. Fitzpatrick - Johnson Rice & Company, L.L.C., Research Division David R. Tameron - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division Matthew Portillo - Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. Securities, Inc., Research Division Daniel Guffey - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Research Division Nicholas P. Pope - Dahlman Rose & Company, LLC, Research Division PresentationOperator
Good morning. My name is Terry, and I will be your conference operator. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the SM Energy 1Q 2012 Earnings Call. [Operator Instructions] I will now turn the call over to Mr. David Copeland, Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Sir, please go ahead. David W. Copeland Thank you, Terry. Good morning to all of you joining us by phone and online for SM Energy Company's First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call and Operations Update. Before we start, I would like to advise you that we would be making forward-looking statements during this call about our plans, expectations and assumptions regarding our future performance. These statements involve risks that may cause our actual results to differ materially from the results expressed or implied on our forward-looking statements. For a discussion of these risks, you should refer to the cautionary information about forward-looking statements in our press release from yesterday afternoon, the presentation posted to our website for this call, and the Risk Factors section in our Form 10-K filed earlier this year, and the Form 10-Q that was filed earlier this morning.