Murphy Oil's CEO Discusses Q1 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Murphy Oil (MUR)

Q1 2012 Earnings Call

May 03, 2012 1:00 pm ET

Executives

David M. Wood - Chief Executive Officer, President, Director and Member of Executive Committee

Barry Jeffery - Director of Investor Relations

Kevin G. Fitzgerald - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President

Mindy K. West - Vice President and Treasurer

Analysts

Blake Fernandez - Howard Weil Incorporated, Research Division

Leo P. Mariani - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division

Paul Y. Cheng - Barclays Capital, Research Division

Paul Sankey - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division

Pavel Molchanov - Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Research Division

Guy A. Baber - Simmons & Company International, Research Division

Katherine Lucas Minyard - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good afternoon, and welcome to the Murphy Oil Corporation First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. Today's event is being recorded. I'll turn the conference over to Mr. David Wood, President and Chief Executive Officer.

David M. Wood

Thanks, operator. Good afternoon, everyone and thank you for joining us on our call today. With me are Kevin Fitzgerald, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; John Eckart, Senior Vice President and Controller; Mindy West, Vice President and Treasurer; Barry Jeffery, Director of Investor Relations; and Tammy Taylor, Assistant Manager, Investor Relations. I will now turn the call over to Barry.

Barry Jeffery

Thank you, David. Welcome, everyone and thank you for joining us. Today's call will follow our usual format. Kevin will begin by providing a review of first quarter 2011 results. David will then follow with an operational update, after which questions will be taken.

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