Tidewater's CEO Discusses F1Q13 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Tidewater Inc. (TDW)

F1Q13 Earnings Call

August 8, 2012 11:00 AM ET

Executives

Joe Bennett – EVP and Chief IR Officer

Jeff Platt – President and CEO

Quinn Fanning – EVP and CFO

Analysts

Gregory Lewis – Credit Suisse

David Smith – Johnson Rice

Todd Scholl – Clarkson Capital Markets

Richard Sanchez – HIS Petrodata

Presentation

Operator

Good morning. My name is Alicia, and I’ll be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Fiscal 2013 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. After the speakers’ remarks, there will be a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions) Thank you.

Joe Bennett, you may begin your conference.

Joe Bennett

Thank you, Alicia. Good morning, everyone, and welcome to Tidewater’s fiscal 2013 first quarter earnings results conference call for the period ended June 30, 2012. I’m Joe Bennett, Tidewater’s Executive Vice President and Chief Investor Relations Officer. With me this morning on the call are our President, and CEO, Jeff Platt; Jeff Gorski, our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer; Quinn Fanning, our Executive Vice President and CFO; and Bruce Lundstrom, our Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary.

We will follow our usual conference call format. After the formalities, I’ll turn the call over to Jeff for his initial comments, to be followed by Quinn’s review of the financial details for the quarter. Jeff will then provide some wrap-up comments before we open the call for questions.

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