Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): June 3, 2013




(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)




Delaware   001-35700   45-4502447

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)


500 West Texas

Suite 1225

Midland, Texas

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip code)

(432) 221-7400

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On June 3, 2013, Diamondback Energy, Inc. (the “Company”) held its 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”) at 6300 Waterford Boulevard, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s stockholders voted on two 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 30, 2013. The following is a brief description of each matter voted upon and the results of such voting, including the number of votes cast for or against each matter and the number of abstentions, if applicable, and broker non-votes with respect to each matter.

Proposal 1

Steven E. West, Travis D. Stice, Michael P. Cross, David L. Houston and Mark L. Plaumann were elected to continue to serve as the Company’s directors until the 2014 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      Withheld      Non-Votes  

Steven E. West

     32,876,725         539,131         198,804   

Travis D. Stice

     33,096,913         318,943         198,804   

Michael P. Cross

     33,299,490         116,366         198,804   

David L. Houston

     32,335,157         1,080,699         198,804   

Mark L. Plaumann

     33,313,840         102,016         198,804   

Proposal 2

The appointment of Grant Thornton LLP as the Company’s independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013 was ratified. The results of the vote on Proposal 2 were as follows:


For    Against    Abstain


   3,000    12,447


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.


Date: June 6, 2013    


  /s/ Teresa L. Dick
      Teresa L. Dick
      Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer