Diamondback Energy, Inc
Feb 14, 2017
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Diamondback Energy, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2016 Financial and Operating Results

MIDLAND, Texas, Feb. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG) ("Diamondback" or the "Company") today announced financial and operating results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2016.

HIGHLIGHTS

"Diamondback achieved over 40% production growth in the second half of 2016 by showcasing our ability to respond quickly to a rising commodity price environment. We ended the year operating five rigs, and as I said in November, we are just beginning to bear the fruit of our activity ramp. We recently added a sixth operated rig, our first in the Southern Delaware Basin, and plan to add two more rigs to the Delaware Basin following the closing of the pending Brigham transaction at the end of February," stated Travis Stice, Chief Executive Officer of Diamondback.

Mr. Stice continued, "After doubling our Tier 1 acreage in the second half of 2016, our focus now shifts to execution. Diamondback's success has and continues to be driven by our ability to identify accretive opportunities, integrate these efficiently into operations and convert resource into cash flow. Our resource expansion into the Southern Delaware Basin marks another opportunity to expand our operational leadership in regards to low cost operations, best in class well productivity and, above all, creating shareholder value. Our updated 2017 guidance implies over 65% production growth at the midpoint, while conservatively preparing for potential service cost inflation with respect to capital guidance. Our pro forma balanced footprint secures Diamondback's ability to generate leading growth rates within cash flow for years to come."

OPERATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

Diamondback's Q4 2016 production was 51.9 Mboe/d (73% oil), up 38% year over year from 37.6 Mboe/d in Q4 2015, and up 16% quarter over quarter from 44.9 Mboe/d in Q3 2016. Average daily production for the full year 2016 was 43.0 Mboe/d (73% oil), exceeding the high end of its guidance range of 41.0 to 42.0 Mboe/d and up 30% year over year from 33.1 Mboe/d in 2015.

During the fourth quarter of 2016, Diamondback averaged five operated rigs, drilled 25 gross horizontal wells and completed 23 operated horizontal wells with an average of two completion crews. Operated completions consisted of 14 Lower Spraberry wells, six Wolfcamp A wells, two Middle Spraberry wells and one Wolfcamp B well. In January 2017, Diamondback added a sixth operated horizontal rig to begin development on the Company's previously acquired Southern Delaware Basin acreage. The Company anticipates closing its previously announced acquisition of leasehold interests and related assets from Brigham Resources at the end of February. Subsequent to the transaction close, Diamondback plans to operate two additional rigs in the Southern Delaware Basin.

Diamondback continues to decrease drilling times, lower costs and achieve new Company records. During the fourth quarter of 2016, Diamondback drilled an 8,200 foot lateral well in Glasscock County in less than nine days from spud to total depth, a new record for the Company. Diamondback also drilled a 13,500 foot lateral in Midland County in 20.3 days, a new record for the Company.

Diamondback is increasing its pro forma full year 2017 production guidance to 69.0 to 76.0 Mboe/d, the midpoint of which is up over 65% from 2016 average daily production. The Company expects to complete 130 to 165 gross wells with an average lateral length of approximately 8,500 feet.

MIDLAND BASIN WELL RESULTS

In Howard County, Diamondback continues to see strong extended performance from its latest pad using a high-density near-wellbore completion design. These wells targeted the Lower Spraberry, Wolfcamp A and Wolfcamp B with an average completed lateral length of 9,725 feet. The Reed 1A 1WA and the Reed 1A 1WB achieved respective peak 30-day 2-stream initial production ("IP") rates of 1,978 boe/d (89% oil) and 1,605 boe/d (90% oil). After producing over 100,000 boe in 125 days, the Reed 1A 1LS well continues to produce over 1,100 boe/d (89% oil).

In Glasscock County, Diamondback recently completed a two-well Wolfcamp A pad with an average lateral of 10,660 feet. The Ray 3427 A 4WA and Ray 3427 B 5WA achieved an average 30-day IP rate of 1,378 boe/d (85% oil) per well. After producing an average of 85 Mboe in 80 days, both wells are now producing over 1,400 boe/d (83% oil) on pump. Additionally, the Company recently completed its second and third Lower Spraberry wells in Glasscock County. These wells were completed with an average lateral of 10,423 feet and are currently in the early stages of flowback.

In Andrews County, Diamondback recently completed two Lower Spraberry wells with an average lateral of 10,000 feet and a high-density near-wellbore design. These wells have achieved an average peak 15-day IP rate of 1,564 boe/d (89% oil) per well.

FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS

Diamondback's fourth quarter 2016 net income was $26 million, or $0.32 per diluted share. Adjusted net income (a non-GAAP financial measure as defined and reconciled below) was $72 million, or $0.90 per share.

Fourth quarter 2016 Adjusted EBITDA (as defined and reconciled below) was $138 million, up 35% from $102 million in Q3 2016. Fourth quarter 2016 revenues were $185 million, up 30% from $142 million in Q3 2016.

Diamondback's cash operating costs for the fourth quarter of 2016 were $8.48 per boe, including lease operating expenses ("LOE") of $4.89 per boe and cash general and administrative expenses of $0.92 per boe. Total LOE expenses of $82.4 million for the full year 2016 was essentially flat versus 2015, despite production increasing 30% over the same period.

As of December 31, 2016, Diamondback had $1,667 million in cash and an undrawn $500 million credit facility. During the fourth quarter of 2016, Diamondback spent approximately $104 million on drilling and completion, $10 million on infrastructure and $8 million on non-operated properties. Additionally, the Company spent $87 million on acquisitions during the fourth quarter of 2016, including $68 million attributable to Viper.

On October 20, 2016, Diamondback priced $500 million of 4.75% Senior Notes due 2024, with proceeds used primarily to repurchase the Company's prior outstanding 7.625% Senior Notes due 2021. On December 15, 2016, the Company priced $500 million of 5.375% Senior Notes due 2025, with proceeds to be used, along with proceeds from Diamondback's recent common equity offering, to fund a portion of the pending Brigham Resources acquisition.

RESERVES

Ryder Scott Company, L.P. prepared estimates of Diamondback's proved reserves as of December 31, 2016. Reference prices of $42.75 per barrel of oil, $2.49 per MMbtu of natural gas and $19.97 per barrel of natural gas liquids were used in accordance with applicable rules of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Realized prices with applicable differentials were $39.94 per barrel of oil, $1.36 per Mcf of natural gas and $12.91 per barrel of natural gas liquids.

Proved reserves at year-end 2016 of 205.5 MMboe represent a 31% increase over year-end 2015 reserves.  Proved developed reserves increased by 29% to 119.1 MMboe (58% of total proved reserves) as of  December 31, 2016, reflecting the continued development of the Company's horizontal well inventory. Crude oil represents 68% of Diamondback's total proved reserves.

Net proved reserve additions of 64.3 MMboe resulted in a reserve replacement ratio of 409% (defined as the sum of extensions, discoveries, revisions and purchases, divided by annual production). The organic reserve replacement ratio was 380% (defined as the sum of extensions, discoveries and revisions, divided by annual production).

Purchases of reserves came primarily from the acquisition of working interest acreage in Reeves and Ward counties, which contributed 56% of the total purchased reserves. Mineral interest purchases by Viper contributed 37% of the total and the remaining purchases were bolt on acquisitions of working interest acreage. Extensions totaling 79.8 MMboe of reserves occurred from continued development of the Company's properties in the northwest Midland Basin and the initial development of Diamondback's properties in Howard and Glasscock counties. Development occurred in the Middle Spraberry, Lower Spraberry, Wolfcamp A and Wolfcamp B horizons. Proved developed producing extensions accounted for approximately 50% of the extension reserves and were the result of 59 wells in which the Company also owns a working interest. It also includes Diamondback's mineral interests in 33 wells, 30 of which Diamondback has a working interest. Approximately 50% of the extension reserves are from 51 proved undeveloped locations in which the Company has a working interest. Reserves also include Diamondback's mineral interests in 32 locations, 30 of which the Company also owns a working interest. Total downward revisions of 20.1 MMboe include 11.2 MMboe of pricing related revisions.

   Oil (Bbls)  Liquids (Bbls)  Gas (Mcf)  BOE 
Proved Reserves As of December 31, 2015   105,978,711  26,004,144  149,502,744  156,899,979 
Extensions and discoveries  55,069,092  13,962,103  64,758,390  79,824,260 
Revisions of previous estimates  (12,482,657) (1,887,643) (34,518,746) (20,123,424)
Purchase of reserves in place  2,170,774  1,454,836  5,582,053  4,555,952 
Production  (11,561,920) (2,399,440) (10,428,441) (15,699,434)
Proved Reserves As of December 31, 2016  139,174,000  37,134,000  174,896,000  205,457,333 

Diamondback's exploration and development costs in 2016 were $376.7 million. Proved developed F&D costs were $7.26/boe. PD F&D costs are defined as exploration and development costs divided by the sum of reserves associated with transfers from proved undeveloped reserves at year end 2015 including any associated revisions in 2016 and extensions and discoveries placed on production during 2016. Drill bit F&D costs were $6.31/boe including the effects of all revisions including pricing revisions. Drill bit F&D costs are defined as the exploration and development costs divided by the sum of extensions, discoveries and revisions.

(in thousands)  Year Ended December 31,
   2016  2015  2014
Acquisition costs         
Proved properties  $72,044  $64,340  $302,234
Unproved properties  752,117  448,638  601,188
Development costs  47,575  42,749  86,097
Exploration costs  329,122  319,102  475,756
Capitalized asset retirement costs  4,030   3,458  4,962
Total  $1,204,888  $878,287  $1,470,237

FULL YEAR 2017 GUIDANCE

Below is Diamondback's full year 2017 guidance, which has been updated to reflect higher production, an increased completion cadence and detailed expense guidance. To account for the increased activity and the closing of the pending Brigham Resources acquisition, the Company has increased its 2017 capital expenditure guidance for drilling, completion and infrastructure to $800.0 million to $1.0 billion, including $75 million of one time capital expenditures for oil and natural gas gathering systems in the Southern Delaware Basin

 2017 Guidance 
 Diamondback Energy, Inc.Viper Energy Partners LP
   
Total Net Production - MBoe/d69.0 - 76.08.0 - 8.5
   
Unit costs ($/boe)  
Lease operating expenses, including workovers$4.75 - $5.75n/a
Gathering & Transportation$0.50 - $1.00$0.25 - $0.50
G&A  
Cash G&A$1.00 - $2.00$0.50 - $1.50
Non-cash equity-based compensation$1.50 - $2.50$2.00 - $3.00
DD&A$9.00 - $11.00$8.00 - $10.00
Interest expense (net of interest income)$2.50 - $3.50 
   
Production and ad valorem taxes (% of revenue)(a)7.0%7.0%
   
($ - million)  
Gross horizontal well costs - Midland Basin(b)$5.0 - $5.5n/a
Gross horizontal well costs - Delaware Basin(b)$6.0 - $8.0n/a 
Horizontal wells completed (net)130 - 165 (110 - 140)n/a 
   
Capital Budget ($ - million)   
Horizontal drilling and completion$650 - $825n/a
Infrastructure$150 - $175n/a
2017 Capital Spend$800 - $1,000n/a
   
(a) Includes production taxes of 4.6% for crude oil and 7.5% for natural gas and NGLs and ad valorem taxes.
(b) Assumes a 7,500' average lateral length.
 

CONFERENCE CALL

Diamondback will host a conference call and webcast for investors and analysts to discuss its financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2016 on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. CT. Participants should call (877) 440-7573 (United States/Canada) or (253) 237-1144 (International) and use the confirmation code 66899658. A telephonic replay will be available from 11:30 a.m. CT on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 through Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. CT. To access the replay, call (855) 859-2056 (United States/Canada) or (404) 537-3406 (International) and enter confirmation code 66899658. A live broadcast of the earnings conference call will also be available via the internet at www.diamondbackenergy.com under the "Investor Relations" section of the site. A replay will also be available on the website following the call.

About Diamondback Energy, Inc.

Diamondback is an independent oil and natural gas Company headquartered in Midland, Texas focused on the acquisition, development, exploration and exploitation of unconventional, onshore oil and natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin in West Texas. Diamondback's activities are primarily focused on the horizontal exploitation of multiple intervals within the Wolfcamp, Spraberry, Clearfork, Bone Spring and Cline formations.

Forward Looking Statements

This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. All statements, other than historical facts, that address activities that Diamondback assumes, plans, expects, believes, intends or anticipates (and other similar expressions) will, should or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements, including specifically the statements regarding the pending acquisition discussed  above. The forward-looking statements are based on management's current beliefs, based on currently available information, as to the outcome and timing of future events. These forward-looking statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause the results to differ materially from those expected by the management of Diamondback. Information concerning these risks and other factors can be found in Diamondback's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, which can be obtained free of charge on the Securities and Exchange Commission's web site at http://www.sec.gov. Diamondback undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement.

 
Diamondback Energy, Inc.
Consolidated Statements of Operations
(unaudited, in thousands, except share amounts and per share data)
        
 Three Months Ended
December 31,
 Twelve Months Ended
December 31,
 2016 2015 2016 2015
Revenues       
Oil, natural gas liquids and natural gas$185,012  $114,323  $527,107  $446,733 
Operating Expenses       
Lease operating expenses23,348  17,508  82,428  82,625 
Production and ad valorem taxes9,212  7,954  34,456  32,990 
Gathering and transportation3,542  1,748  11,606  6,091 
Depreciation, depletion and amortization51,329  48,549  178,015  217,697 
Impairment of oil and natural gas properties  217,610  245,536  814,798 
General and administrative expenses10,208  8,522  42,619  31,968 
Asset retirement obligation accretion expense294  245  1,064  833 
Total expenses97,933  302,136  595,724   1,187,002 
Income (loss) from operations87,079  (187,813)  (68,617) (740,269)
Interest income (expense)(10,418) (10,106) (40,684) (41,510)
Other income1,417  (520) 3,064  728 
Gain (loss) on derivative instruments, net(16,680) 5,117  (25,345) 31,951 
Loss on extinguishment of debt(33,134)   (33,134)  
Total other income (expense), net(58,815) (5,509) (96,099) (8,831)
Income (loss) before income taxes28,264  (193,322) (164,716) (749,100)
Provision for (benefit from) income taxes(176) (6,487) 192  (201,310)
Net income (loss)28,440  (186,835) (164,908) (547,790)
Net income attributable to non-controlling interest2,842  574  126  2,838 
Net income (loss) attributable to Diamondback Energy, Inc.$25,598  $(187,409) $(165,034) $(550,628)
        
Earnings per common share:       
Basic$0.32  $(2.80) $(2.20) $(8.74)
Diluted$0.32  $(2.80) $(2.20) $(8.74)
Weighted average common shares outstanding:       
Basic80,315  66,850  75,077  63,019 
Diluted80,510  66,850  75,077  63,019 


Diamondback Energy, Inc.
Selected Operating Data
(unaudited)
          
   Three Months Ended December 31,  Twelve Months Ended December 31,
   2016 2015  2016 2015
 Production Data:        
 Oil (MBbl) 3,507  2,641  11,562  9,081 
 Natural gas (MMcf) 3,172  2,407  10,728  7,931 
 Natural gas liquids (MBbls) 742  418  2,399  1,678 
 Oil Equivalents (MBOE)(1)(2) 4,778  3,460  15,749  12,081 
 Average daily production (BOE/d)(2) 51,934  37,614  43,031  33,098 
 % Oil 73% 76% 73% 75%
          
 Average sales prices:        
 Oil, realized ($/Bbl) $46.72  $39.32  $40.70  $44.68 
 Natural gas realized ($/Mcf) 2.53  2.14  2.10  2.47 
 Natural gas liquids ($/Bbl) 17.70  12.68   14.20  12.77 
 Average price realized ($/BOE) 38.72  33.04  33.47  36.98 
 Oil, hedged ($/Bbl)(3) 45.86  54.66  40.80  60.63 
 Average price, hedged ($/BOE)(3) 38.09  44.74   33.54  48.97 
          
 Average Costs per BOE:        
 Lease operating expense $4.89  $5.06  $5.23  $6.84 
 Production and ad valorem taxes 1.93  2.30  2.19  2.73 
 Gathering and transportation expense 0.74  0.51  0.74  0.50 
 General and administrative - cash component 0.92  1.06  1.03  1.11 
 Total operating expense - cash $8.48  $8.93  $9.19  $11.18 
          
 General and administrative - non-cash component $1.22  $1.40   $1.68  $1.54 
 Depreciation, depletion, and amortization 10.74  14.03  11.30  18.02 
 Interest expense 2.18  2.92  2.58  3.44 
          
(1)Bbl equivalents are calculated using a conversion rate of six Mcf per one Bbl.
(2)The volumes presented are based on actual results and are not calculated using the rounded numbers in the table above.
(3)Hedged prices reflect the effect of our commodity derivative transactions on our average sales prices. Our calculation of
such effects includes realized gains and losses on cash settlements for commodity derivatives, which we do not designate
for hedge accounting.

NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES

Adjusted EBITDA is a supplemental non-GAAP financial measure that is used by management and external users of our financial statements, such as industry analysts, investors, lenders and rating agencies. The Company defines Adjusted EBITDA as net income (loss) plus non-cash loss on derivative instruments, interest expense, depreciation, depletion and amortization, impairment of oil and gas properties, non-cash equity-based compensation expense, capitalized equity-based compensation expense, asset retirement obligation accretion expense, loss on extinguishment of debt and income tax (benefit) provision. Adjusted EBITDA is not a measure of net income (loss) as determined by United States' generally accepted accounting principles ("GAAP"). Management believes Adjusted EBITDA is useful because it allows it to more effectively evaluate the Company's operating performance and compare the results of its operations from period to period without regard to its financing methods or capital structure. The Company adds the items listed above to net income (loss) in arriving at Adjusted EBITDA because these amounts can vary substantially from company to company within its industry depending upon accounting methods and book values of assets, capital structures and the method by which the assets were acquired. Adjusted EBITDA should not be considered as an alternative to, or more meaningful than, net income (loss) as determined in accordance with GAAP or as an indicator of the Company's operating performance or liquidity. Certain items excluded from Adjusted EBITDA are significant components in understanding and assessing a company's financial performance, such as a company's cost of capital and tax structure, as well as the historic costs of depreciable assets, none of which are components of Adjusted EBITDA. Adjusted net income is a non-GAAP financial measure equal to net income (loss) attributable to Diamondback Energy, Inc. plus non-cash (gain) loss on derivative instruments, net, (gain) loss on the sale of assets, net, impairment of oil and gas properties, loss on extinguishment of debt and related income tax adjustments. The Company's computations of Adjusted EBITDA and adjusted net income may not be comparable to other similarly titled measures of other companies or to such measure in our credit facility or any of our other contracts.

The following tables present a reconciliation of the non-GAAP financial measure of Adjusted EBITDA to the GAAP financial measure of net income.

Diamondback Energy, Inc.
Reconciliation of Adjusted EBITDA to Net Income
(unaudited, in thousands)
          
   Three Months Ended
December 31,
 Twelve Months Ended
December 31,
   2016 2015 2016 2015
Net income (loss)  $28,440  $(186,835) $(164,908) $(547,790)
Non-cash loss on derivative instruments  13,664  35,386  26,522  112,918 
Interest expense   10,418  10,106  40,684  41,510 
Depreciation, depletion and amortization  51,329  48,549  178,015  217,697 
Impairment of oil and natural gas properties    217,610  245,536  814,798 
Non-cash equity-based compensation expense  7,364  5,788  33,532  24,572 
Capitalized equity-based compensation expense  (1,554) (918) (7,079) (6,043)
Asset retirement obligation accretion expense  294  245  1,064  833 
Loss on extinguishment of debt  33,134    33,134   
Income tax (benefit) provision  (176) (6,487) 192  (201,310)
Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA  $142,913  $123,444  $386,692  $457,185  
EBITDA attributable to noncontrolling interest  (4,605) (2,154) 843  (7,940)
Adjusted EBITDA attributable to Diamondback Energy, Inc.  $138,308  $121,290  $387,535  $449,245 

Adjusted net income is a performance measure used by management to evaluate performance, prior to non-cash losses on derivative instruments, (gain) on sale of assets, net, impairment of oil and gas properties and related income tax adjustments.

The following table presents a reconciliation of adjusted net income to net income:

Diamondback Energy, Inc.
Adjusted Net Income
(unaudited, in thousands, except share amounts and per share data)
          
    Three Months Ended
December 31,
 Twelve Months Ended
December 31,
   2016 2015 2016 2015
Net income (loss) attributable to Diamondback Energy, Inc.  $25,598  $(187,409) $(165,034) $(550,628)
Plus:          
Non-cash loss on derivative instruments  13,664  35,386  26,522  112,918 
(Gain) loss on sale of assets, net  (24) 759   (61) 668 
Impairment of oil and gas properties*    217,213  246,087  814,400 
Loss on extinguishment of debt  33,134    33,134   
Income tax adjustment for above items**    (27,758)   (263,878)
Adjusted net income attributable to Diamondback Energy, Inc.  $72,372  $38,191  $140,648  $113,480 
          
Adjusted net income per common share:         
Basic  $0.90  $0.57  $1.87  $1.80 
Diluted  $0.90  $0.57  $1.87  $1.80 
Weighted average common shares outstanding:          
Basic  80,315  66,850  75,077  63,019 
Diluted  80,510   66,850  75,077  63,019 

*Impairment has been adjusted for Viper's noncontrolling interest.
**The tax impact is computed utilizing the Company's effective federal and state income tax rates. The income tax rate for the three months ended December 31, 2016 was approximately 0% while it was approximately 35% for the three months ended December 31, 2015.

PV-10

PV-10 is the Company's estimate of the present value of the future net revenues from proved oil and gas reserves after deducting estimated production and ad valorem taxes, future capital costs and operating expenses, but before deducting any estimates of future income taxes.  The estimated future net revenues are discounted at an annual rate of 10% to determine their "present value."  The Company believes PV-10 to be an important measure for evaluating the relative significance of its oil and gas properties and that the presentation of the non-GAAP financial measure of PV-10 provides useful information to investors because it is widely used by professional analysts and investors in evaluating oil and gas companies.  Because there are many unique factors that can impact an individual company when estimating the amount of future income taxes to be paid, the Company believes the use of a pre-tax measure is valuable for evaluating the Company.  The Company believes that PV-10 is a financial measure routinely used and calculated similarly by other companies in the oil and gas industry.

The following table reconciles PV-10 to the Company's standardized measure of discounted future net cash flows, the most directly comparable measure calculated and presented in accordance with GAAP.  PV-10 should not be considered as an alternative to the standardized measure as computed under GAAP.

(in thousands)  December 31, 2016
PV-10  $1,741,868 
Less income taxes:   
Undiscounted future income taxes  (75,595)
10% discount factor  (45,140)
Future discounted income taxes   (30,455)
    
Standardized measure of discounted future net cash flows  $1,711,413 

Derivatives

As of the filing date, the Company had the following outstanding derivative contracts. The Company's derivative contracts are based upon reported settlement prices on commodity exchanges, with crude oil derivative settlements based on New York Mercantile Exchange West Texas Intermediate pricing and with natural gas derivative settlements based on the New York Mercantile Exchange Henry Hub pricing. When aggregating multiple contracts, the weighted average contract price is disclosed.

   2017  2018
   Volume
(Bbls/MMBtu)
  Fixed Price Swap
(per Bbl/MMBtu)
  Volume
(Bbls/MMBtu)
  Fixed Price Swap
(per Bbl/MMBtu)
First Quarter            
Oil Swaps  720,000  $51.15   270,000  $55.82 
Oil Basis Swaps  2,160,000  $(0.72)  1,350,000  $(0.88)
Natural Gas Swaps  1,800,000  $3.30   1,350,000  $3.60 
Second Quarter            
Oil Swaps   728,000  $51.96       
Oil Basis Swaps   2,184,000  $(0.72)  1,365,000  $(0.88)
Natural Gas Swaps  1,820,000  $3.14       
Third Quarter            
Oil Swaps  1,012,000  $53.09       
Oil Basis Swaps   2,208,000  $(0.72)  1,380,000  $(0.88)
Natural Gas Swaps  1,840,000  $3.14       
Fourth Quarter            
Oil Swaps  1,012,000  $53.04       
Oil Basis Swaps   2,208,000  $(0.72)  1,380,000  $(0.88)
Natural Gas Swaps  1,840,000  $3.19       


   2017
   Floor
 Ceiling
   Volume
(Bbls)
 Fixed Price
(per Bbl)

 Volume
(Bbls)
 Fixed Price
(per Bbl)

First Quarter         
Costless Collars  1,260,000 $45.64  630,000 $55.01 
Second Quarter         
Costless Collars  1,274,000 $45.64  637,000 $55 
Third Quarter         
Costless Collars  1,472,000 $47.13  8,000 $56.89 
Fourth Quarter         
Costless Collars  1,472,000 $47.13  736,000 $56.1 
 
    2018
   Floor
 Ceiling
   Volume
(Bbls)
 Fixed Price
(per Bbl)

 Volume
(Bbls)
 Fixed Price
(per Bbl)

First Quarter         
Costless Collars  540,000 $47  270,000 $56.34 


Investor Contact:

Adam Lawlis

+1 432.221.7467

alawlis@diamondbackenergy.com

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