Gevo, Inc. (GEVO) Q22012 Earnings Call August 7, 2012 5:00 pm ET Executives Mark Smith - Chief Financial Officer Pat Gruber - Chief Executive Officer Brett Lund- EVP & General Counsel Analysts Ben Kallo - Robert W. Baird Jim Miller - Canaccord Brian Gamble - Simmons & Company Noah Kaye - ThinkEquity James Medvedeff - Cowen & Company Michael Klein - Sidoti & Company Michael Ritzenthaler - Piper Jaffray Gregg Goodnight - UBS Ben Kallo - Robert W. Baird PresentationOperator
Good day, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the Q2 2012 Gevo, Inc. earnings conference call. My name is Julianne and I will be your operator today. At this time, all participants are in listen-only mode. We will conduct a question-and-answer session towards the end of the conference. (Operator Instructions). As a reminder, this call is being recorded for replay purposes. Now, I would to turn the call over to Mr. Mark Smith. Please proceed. Mark Smith Thank you. Good afternoon and thank you for joining Gevo's second quarter 2012 conference call. I am Mark Smith, Gevo's CFO and with me today are Pat Gruber, our Chief Executive Officer, Brant DeMuth, our EVP of Strategy and Corporate Development, Brett Lund, EVP & General Counsel. Slides for today's presentation can be downloaded from the webcast and presentation section of our website at www.gevo.com. Earlier this afternoon, we issued a press release which outlines the topics that we plan to discuss today. A copy of this release is available at our website at www.gevo.com. I would like to remind our listeners that this conference call is open to media and we are providing a simultaneous webcast of this call to the public. A replay of our discussion will be available on our website later today.