Heckmann Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Heckmann (HEK)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

August 06, 2012 4:30 pm ET


Kathy Price

Richard J. Heckmann - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Charles R. Gordon - President and Chief Operating Officer

James Devlin - Chief Executive Officer

W. Christopher Chisholm - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Executive Vice President


Hamzah Mazari - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division

R. Scott Graham - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division

Gerard J. Sweeney - Boenning and Scattergood, Inc., Research Division

Eric Stine - Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC, Research Division

Joe Giamichael - Global Hunter Securities, LLC, Research Division

Brian W. Post - Roth Capital Partners, LLC, Research Division

Russell Lynde

David L. Rose - Wedbush Securities Inc., Research Division

Lou Nardi

Evan S. Templeton - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division



Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by, and welcome to the Heckmann Corporation 2012 Second Quarter Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] Today's conference is being recorded, August 6, 2012.

I would now like to turn the conference over to Kathy Price, Investor Relations. Please go ahead.

Kathy Price

Thank you, operator. Good afternoon, everyone, and thank you for joining us to discuss Heckmann Corporation's 2012 Second Quarter Financial and Operating Results. Some of the comments we will make today are forward-looking. Generally, the words: aim, anticipate, believe, could, estimate, expect, intend, may, plan, project, should, will be, will continue, will likely result, would and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements.

These statements involve a number of other risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by these forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include a variety of factors, some of which are beyond our control. These forward-looking statements speak as of today, and you should not rely on them as representing our views in the future. We undertake no obligation to update these statements after this call. Please refer to our filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K, as well as our earnings release posted on the Heckmann Corporation website for a more detailed description of the risk factors that may affect our results. Copies of these documents may be obtained from the SEC or by visiting the Investor Relations section of our website, www.heckmanncorp.com. Also, please note that certain financial measures we may use on this call, such as adjusted EBITDA, earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, are non-GAAP measures. Please see our press release for a reconciliation of these non-GAAP financial measures to GAAP.

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