Noble Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Noble (NE)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

July 19, 2012 9:00 am ET

Executives

Jeffrey L. Chastain - Vice President of Investor Relations

David W. Williams - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President

James A. MacLennan - Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President

Simon Johnson - Vice President of Marketing and Development

Roger B. Hunt - Senior Vice President of Marketing and Contracts

Analysts

Brian Uhlmer - Global Hunter Securities, LLC, Research Division

Matthew D. Conlan - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division

Judson E. Bailey - ISI Group Inc., Research Division

Robin E. Shoemaker - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

Collin Gerry - Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Research Division

Waqar Syed - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

Ian Macpherson - Simmons & Company International, Research Division

Kurt Hallead - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division

Earl A. Stolz - Iberia Capital Partners, Research Division

Robert MacKenzie - FBR Capital Markets & Co., Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good morning. My name is Crissy, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Noble Corporation Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, ladies and gentlemen, this conference is being recorded today, Thursday, July 19, 2012. Thank you. I would now like introduce Mr. Jeff Chastain, Vice President of Investor Relations. Mr. Chastain, you may begin your conference.

Jeffrey L. Chastain

Okay. Thank you, Crissy, and welcome to everyone to Noble's second quarter 2012 earnings call. We appreciate your interest in the company. A copy of the company's earnings report issued last evening, along with supporting statements and schedules, can be found on the Noble website, and that's noblecorp.com.

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