Marathon Oil (MRO) Q2 2012 Earnings Call August 01, 2012 2:00 pm ET Executives Howard J. Thill - Vice President of Investor Relations & Public Affairs Clarence P. Cazalot - Chairman, Chief Executive officer, President and Member of Proxy Committee Lance Robertson - Regional Vice President of The South Texas/Eagle Ford David E. Roberts - Chief Operating officer and Executive Vice President Janet F. Clark - Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Member of Proxy Committee Analysts Douglas George Blyth Leggate - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division Edward Westlake - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division Evan Calio - Morgan Stanley, Research Division Scott Hanold - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division Guy A. Baber - Simmons & Company International, Research Division Blake Fernandez - Howard Weil Incorporated, Research Division Paul Y. Cheng - Barclays Capital, Research Division Paul Sankey - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division John Malone - Global Hunter Securities, LLC, Research Division Eliot Javanmardi - Capital One Southcoast, Inc., Research Division Pavel Molchanov - Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Research Division PresentationOperator
Welcome to the Marathon Oil Corporation Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. My name is Christine, and I will be your operator for today's conference. [Operator Instructions] Please note, today's conference is being recorded. I will now turn the call over to Howard Thill, Vice President, Investor Relations and Public Affairs. Please go ahead, sir. Howard J. Thill Welcome to Marathon Oil Corporation's second quarter 2012 earnings webcast and teleconference. The synchronized slides that accompany this call can be found on our website, marathonoil.com. On the call today are: Clarence Cazalot, Chairman, President and CEO; Janet Clark, Executive Vice President and CFO; Dave Roberts, Executive Vice President and COO; and Lance Robertson, Regional Vice President, South Texas/Eagle Ford.