Spectra Energy (SE) Q2 2012 Earnings Call August 02, 2012 9:00 am ET Executives John R. Arensdorf - Chief Communications Officer Gregory L. Ebel - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director John Patrick Reddy - Chief Financial Officer Analysts Craig Shere - Tuohy Brothers Investment Research, Inc. Christopher P. Sighinolfi - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division S. Ross Payne - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division Nathan Judge - Atlantic Equities LLP Faisel Khan - Citigroup Inc, Research Division Dennis Coleman - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division PresentationOperator
Good morning, my name is Krista and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Spectra Energy Quarterly Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] Thank you. Mr. Arensdorf, you may begin your conference. John R. Arensdorf Thanks, Krista, and good morning, everyone. Welcome to Spectra Energy's Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Review. Thanks for joining us today. Leading today's discussion will be Greg Ebel, our President and Chief Executive Officer; and Pat Reddy, our Chief Financial Officer. Both Greg and Pat will discuss our quarterly results and provide more color around our strategic plans to enhance the value Spectra Energy delivers to its shareholders. We'll then open the lines for questions. But before we begin, let me take a moment to remind you that some of the things we will discuss today concerns future company performance and include forward looking statements within the meanings of the securities laws. Actual results may materially differ from those discussed in these forward-looking statements. You should refer to the additional information contained in Spectra Energy's Form 10-K and in our other SEC filings concerning factors that could cause these results to be different from those contemplated in today's discussion.