Abraxas Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ:AXAS) will announce their second quarter 2012 financial and operating results along with an operations update on Thursday, August 9, 2012, before the U.S. financial markets open. The corresponding conference call is scheduled for Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. CT (3:00 p.m. ET). Robert L.G. Watson, President and CEO of Abraxas, will lead the call with a question and answer session to follow. Please dial the toll-free number listed below ten minutes before the scheduled start time to participate in the call: 1.888.679.8038Passcode: 95248322 The conference call will also be webcast live on the Internet and can be accessed directly on the Company’s website at www.abraxaspetroleum.com under Investor Relations. In addition to the audio webcast replay, a transcript of the conference call will be posted on the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website approximately 24 hours after the conclusion of the call, and will be accessible for at least 60 days. Abraxas Petroleum Corporation is a San Antonio based crude oil and natural gas exploration and production company with operations across the Rocky Mountain, Mid-Continent, Permian Basin and Gulf Coast regions of the United States and in the province of Alberta, Canada.