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Roundtable Forum: Oilfield Services

Dingmann, Neal
Neal Dingmann has over 10 years of industry experience and currently is Senior Vice President equity research for Wunderlich Securities. Prior to joining the firm, he was a Director in Equity Research at Dahlman Rose where he covered over 40 companies in the oilfield services and exploration and production sectors. He previously held similar positions at Pritchard Capital, RBC Capital Markets, and Bank of America Securities, where he worked on the number one Institutional Investor-ranked Oilfield Services research team. He has been recognized as a "Home Run Hitter" by Institutional Investor magazine, is a frequent guest on Bloomberg TV, and has a large network of industry contacts. He received his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Minnesota and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business from the University of Arkansas. Profile
Mark S. Urness is a Managing Director and Head of Energy Research at Calyon Securities (USA) Inc. He has been an investment professional for 15 years including nine years at Citigroup, two years at Merrill Lynch and four years at Calyon Securities. At Citigroup and Merrill Lynch he led research teams that were consistently top ranked in polls conducted by Institutional Investor magazine and Greenwich Associates. Prior to joining Citigroup, he held management and engineering positions for 12 years at Phibro Energy and Amoco Production Company. He holds a BS degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA in finance from the University of Houston. In addition, he is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas and a member of the Society of Professional Engineers. Profile
TWST: Mark, as we look back at the first quarter, what were the highlights in

oil services?

Mr. Urness: Clearly the freefall of the US rig count has been what everyone has

been shocked by.