Alpha Natural's CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (ANR)

Q2 2012 Results Earnings Call

August 8, 2012 10:00 AM ET

Executives

Todd Allen – Vice President, Investor Relations

Kevin Crutchfield – Chairman and CEO

Frank Wood – Chief Financial Officer

Paul Vining – President

Analysts

Brian Gamble – Simmons & Company

Andre Benjamin – Goldman Sachs

Jim Rollyson – Raymond James

Michael Dudas – Sterne, Agee

Mitesh Thakkar – FBR Capital Markets

Shneur Gershuni – UBS

David Gagliano – Barclay’s Capital

Timna Tanners – Bank of America

Curt Woodworth – Nomura Securities

Lawrence Jones – Shenkman Capital

Dave Lipschitz – CLSA

Presentation

Operator

Greetings. And welcome to the Alpha Natural Resources Second Quarter 2012 Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. A brief question-and-answer session will follow the formal presentation. (Operator Instructions)

As a reminder, this conference is being recorded. It is now my pleasure to introduce your host, Todd Allen, Vice President of Investor Relations for Alpha Natural Resources. Thank you, sir. You may begin.

Todd Allen

Thank you, Operator. And thank you all for participating in today’s Alpha Natural Resources’ second quarter 2012 earnings conference call. Joining me on today’s call are Kevin Crutchfield, Alpha’s Chairman and CEO, who will summarize our second quarter results and provide a brief market outlook. Frank Wood, our CFO, who will comment on Alpha’s financial results and our updated guidance. And Paul Vining, Alpha’s President, who will be available to address operational and marketing questions following our prepared remarks.

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