SM Energy (SM) Q2 2012 Earnings Call August 02, 2012 10:00 am ET Executives David W. Copeland - Senior Vice President and General Counsel Anthony J. Best - Chief Executive Officer, President, Director and Member of Executive Committee A. Wade Pursell - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Executive Vice President Javan D. Ottoson - Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President Analysts Brian Lively - Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. Securities, Inc., Research Division Subash Chandra - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division Welles W. Fitzpatrick - Johnson Rice & Company, L.L.C., Research Division Scott Hanold - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division Michael Scialla - Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Research Division Nicholas P. Pope - Dahlman Rose & Company, LLC, Research Division David R. Tameron - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division Pearce W. Hammond - Simmons & Company International, Research Division Michael A. Hall - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division PresentationOperator
Good morning. My name is Tina, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the SM Energy second quarter earnings conference call. [Operator Instructions] Mr. David Copeland, you may begin your conference. David W. Copeland Thank you, Tina. Good morning to all of you joining us by phone and online for SM Energy Company's Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call and Operations Update. Before we start, I'd like to advise you that we will be making forward-looking statements during this call about our plans, expectations and assumptions regarding our future performance. These statements involve risks that may cause our actual results to differ materially from the results expressed or implied on our forward-looking statements. For a discussion of these risks, you should refer to the cautionary information about forward-looking statements in our press release from yesterday afternoon, the presentation posted on our website for this call and the Risk Factors section in our Form 10-K filed earlier this year and our Form 10-Q that will be filed later today.