National Fuel Gas Co. (NFG) F2Q12 Earnings Call May 3, 2012 11:00 am ET Executives Tim Silverstein - Director, IR Dave Smith - Chairman & CEO David Bauer - Treasurer and Principal Financial Officer Ron Tanski - President & COO Matt Cabell - President, Seneca Resources Analysts Andrea Sharkey - Gabelli & Company Holly Stewart - Howard Weil Tim Schneider - Citigroup Craig Shere - Tuohy Brothers Kevin Smith - Raymond James PresentationOperator
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the second quarter 2012 National Fuel Gas Company earnings conference call. My name is Jeff and I will be your coordinator for today. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Later, we will facilitate a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder, this conference is being recorded for replay purposes. I would now like to turn the conference over to your host for today, Mr. Tim Silverstein, Director of Investor Relations. And you have the floor, Mr. Silverstein. Tim Silverstein Thank you, Jeff and good morning everyone. Thank you for joining us on today's conference call for a discussion of last evening's earnings release. With us on the call from National Fuel Gas Company are Dave Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Ron Tanski, President and Chief Operating Officer; and Dave Bauer, Treasurer and Principal Financial Officer. Joining us from Seneca Resources Corporation is Matt Cabell, President. At the end of the prepared remarks, we will open the discussion to questions. We would like to remind you that today's teleconference will contain forward-looking statements. While National Fuel's expectations, beliefs and projections are made in good faith and are believed to have a reasonable basis, actual results may differ materially. These statements speak only as of the date on which they are made, and you may refer to last evening's earnings release for a listing of certain specific risk factors.