Start Time: 11:00 End Time: 11:23 Harvest Natural Resources Inc. (HNR) Q2 2012 Earnings Call August 9, 2012 11:00 AM ET Executives Keith Head – Vice President and General Counsel James Edmiston – President and Chief Executive Officer Stephen Haynes – Chief Financial Officer Analysts John Malone – Global Hunter Securities Jason Wangler – Wunderlich Securities PresentationOperator
Good morning and welcome to the Harvest Natural Resources Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call. As a reminder, today’s conference call is being recorded. I would now like to turn the conference over to Vice President and General Counsel for Harvest Natural Resources, Mr. Keith Head. Please go ahead, sir. Keith Head Thank you. Good morning and welcome to Harvest natural Resources 2012 second quarter results conference call. This morning our press release was broadcasted to the Company’s fax and email list. If you would like to be on one of those lists or you did not receive yours due to a technical difficulty, please call our office at 281-899-5700. In a few hours, a replay of today’s call will be available in the Investor Relations portion of our website at www.harvestnr.com. Additionally, telephonic replay will be available this afternoon by dialing 719-457-0820, pass code 4576497. This conference call will contain various forward-looking statements and information including management’s expectations regarding financial, operating and other results. These statements are based on management’s beliefs as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to the management. Although the company believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, we can give no assurances that such expectations will prove to have been correct.
Harvest Natural Resources (HNR) shares are up after the announcement that Venezuelan-Italian consortium CT Energy Holding SRL will purchase senior secured notes, convertible notes, and warrants from the oil company.