Diamond Offshore Drilling Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

July 19, 2012 10:00 am ET

Executives

Darren Daugherty

Lawrence R. Dickerson - Chief Executive Officer, President, Director and Member of Executive Committee

Michael D. Acuff - Senior Vice President of Contracts and Marketing

Gary T. Krenek - Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President

Analysts

Robin E. Shoemaker - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

Ian Macpherson - Simmons & Company International, Research Division

Kurt Hallead - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division

John D. Lawrence - Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. Securities, Inc., Research Division

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

Darren Gacicia - Guggenheim Securities, LLC, Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good morning. My name is Maria, and I'll be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Diamond Offshore Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Results Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] Thank you. I would now like to turn the call over to Darren Daugherty to begin. Please go ahead.

Darren Daugherty

Thank you, operator. Good morning, everyone, and thank you for joining us. With me on the call today are Larry Dickerson, President and Chief Executive Officer; Gary Krenek, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; and Michael Acuff, Senior Vice President of Marketing.

Before we begin our remarks, I should remind you that statements made during this conference call may constitute forward-looking statements, which are inherently subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties. Actual results achieved by the company may differ materially from projections made in any forward-looking statements.

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