Diamondback Energy, Inc. and Viper Energy Partners LP Schedule Joint First Quarter 2016 Conference Call for May 4, 2016

MIDLAND, Texas, April 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Diamondback Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FANG) and its subsidiary Viper Energy Partners LP (NASDAQ:VNOM) today announced that they plan to release their respective first quarter 2016 financial and operational results on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 after the market closes.

In connection with the earnings releases, Diamondback Energy, Inc. and Viper Energy Partners LP will host a joint conference call and webcast for investors and analysts to discuss their results for the first quarter of 2016 on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. CT.

Participants should call (877) 440-7573 (United States/Canada) or (253) 237-1144 (International) and use the confirmation code 98468585. A telephonic replay will be available from 12:00 p.m. CT on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 through Monday, May 9, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. CT. To access the replay, call (855) 859-2056 (United States/Canada) or (404) 537-3406 (International) and enter confirmation code 98468585. 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 and Cline formations.

About Viper Energy Partners LP

Viper is a limited partnership formed by Diamondback to own, acquire and exploit oil and natural gas properties in North America, with a focus on the Permian Basin.

Investor Contact: Adam Lawlis +1 432.221.7467 alawlis@diamondbackenergy.com

Source:Diamondback Energy, Inc.;Viper Energy Partners LP