DIAMONDBACK ENERGY, INC. (NASDAQ:FANG) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

DIAMONDBACK ENERGY, INC. (NASDAQ:FANG) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

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On June 7, 2018, Diamondback Energy, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) at 1200 N Walker Ave, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders voted on three proposals, each of which is described in more detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 27, 2018. The following is a brief description of each matter voted upon and the results of such voting, including the number of votes cast for each matter and the number of votes cast against, abstentions and broker non-votes, if applicable, with respect to each matter.

Proposal 1

Steven E. West, Travis D. Stice, Michael L. Hollis, Michael P. Cross, David L. Houston, Mark L. Plaumann and Melanie M. Trent were elected to continue to serve as the Company’s directors until the 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and until their respective successors are elected. The results of the vote on Proposal 1 were as follows:

Name of Nominee

For

Against

Abstain

Non-Votes

Steven E. West

88,118,710

1,231,065

233,083

3,204,250

Travis D. Stice

88,593,707

766,906

222,245

3,204,250

Michael L. Hollis

87,876,540

1,473,861

232,457

3,204,250

Michael P. Cross

87,810,482

1,489,711

282,605

3,204,250

David L. Houston

87,624,298

1,676,437

282,123

3,204,250

Mark L. Plaumann

87,939,575

1,361,060

282,223

3,204,250

Melanie M. Trent

88,884,437

466,424

231,997

3,204,250

Proposal 2

The Company’s stockholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation paid to the Company’s named executive officers. The results of the vote on Proposal 2 were as follows:

For

Against

Abstain

Non-Votes

87,642,911

1,692,238

247,709

3,204,250

Proposal 3

The appointment of Grant Thornton LLP as the Company’s independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018 was ratified. The results of the vote on Proposal 3 were as follows:

For

Against

Abstain

Non-Votes

91,794,179

750,088

242,841


About DIAMONDBACK ENERGY, INC. (NASDAQ:FANG)

Diamondback Energy, Inc. is an independent oil and natural gas company. The Company is focused on the acquisition, development, exploration and exploitation of unconventional onshore oil and natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin in West Texas. Its total net acreage position in the Permian Basin is approximately 84,680 net acres. The Company, through its subsidiary Viper Energy Partners LP (Viper), owns mineral interests underlying approximately 46,560 gross (17,060 net) acres primarily in Midland County, Texas in the Permian Basin. Approximately 60% of these net acres are operated by the Company. It has drilled or participated in the drilling 490 gross wells on its leasehold acreage in Permian Basin area, primarily targeting the Wolfberry play. The Permian Basin area covers a portion of western Texas and eastern New Mexico. Its activities are focused on the Clearfork, Spraberry, Wolfcamp, Cline, Strawn and Atoka formations, which it collectively refers as the Wolfberry play.

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