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Viper Energy Partners LP (VNOM.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Steven West

56 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board of Viper Energy Partners GP LLC

Kaes Van't Hof

30 2017 President of Viper Energy Partners GP LLC, the general partner of Viper Energy Partners LP

Travis Stice

55 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Director of Viper Energy Partners GP LLC

Teresa Dick

47 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Assistant Secretary of Viper Energy Partners GP LLC

Randall Holder

63 2014 Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Viper Energy Partners GP LLC

Russell Pantermuehl

57 2014 Vice President - Reservoir Engineering of Viper Energy Partners GP LLC

Michael Hollis

41 2014 Director of Viper Energy Partners GP LLC

James Rubin

32 2014 Director of Viper Energy Partners GP LLC

Rosalind Grover

75 2014 Independent Director of Viper Energy Partners GP LLC

W. Wesley Perry

60 2014 Independent Director of Viper Energy Partners GP LLC

Adam Lawlis

2015 IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Steven West

Mr. Steven E. West is a Executive Chairman of the Board of Viper Energy Partners GP LLC of the Company. Mr. West has served as a director and Executive Chairman of our general partner since February 2014. Mr. West has also served as a director of Diamondback since December 2011 and as its Chairman of the Board since October 2012. He served as Diamondback’s Chief Executive Officer from January 1, 2009 to December 31, 2011. From January 2011 until December 31, 2016, Mr. West was a partner at Wexford Capital LP, focusing on Wexford’s private equity energy investments. From August 2006 until December 2010, Mr. West served as senior portfolio advisor at Wexford. From August 2003 until August 2006, he was the chief financial officer of Sunterra Corporation, a former Wexford portfolio company. From December 1993 until July 2003, Mr. West held senior financial positions at Coast Asset Management and IndyMac Bank. Prior to that, he worked at First Nationwide Bank, Lehman Brothers and Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co., the predecessor of KPMG LLP. Mr. West holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from California State University, Chico.

Kaes Van't Hof

Mr. Kaes Van’t Hof is President of Viper Energy Partners GP LLC, the general partner of Viper Energy Partners LP. Mr. Van't Hof has also served as Senior Vice President-Strategy and Corporate Development of Diamondback since February 2017 after joining Diamondback in July 2016 as a Vice President responsible for strategy and corporate development. Prior to his positions with Diamondback and Viper, Mr. Van't Hof served as Chief Executive Officer of Bison Drilling and Field Services LLC from September 2012 to June 2016. From August 2011 to August 2012, Mr. Van't Hof was an analyst for Wexford Capital LP responsible for developing operating models and business plans, including for Diamondback’s initial public offering, and before that he worked for the Investment Banking-Financial Institutions Group of Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. from February 2010 to July 2011. Mr. Van't Hof was a professional tennis player from May 2008 to January 2010. Mr. Van't Hof received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Business Administration from the University of Southern California.

Travis Stice

Mr. Travis D. Stice is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Viper Energy Partners GP LLC of the Company. Mr. Stice has served as Chief Executive Officer and a director of our general partner since February 2014. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of Diamondback since January 2012 and as a director since November 2012. Prior to his current position with Diamondback, Mr. Stice served as its President and Chief Operating Officer from April 2011 to January 2012. From November 2010 to April 2011, Mr. Stice served as a Production Manager of Apache Corporation, an oil and gas exploration company. Mr. Stice served as a Vice President of Laredo Petroleum Holdings, Inc., an oil and gas exploration company, from September 2008 to September 2010 and as a Development Manager of ConocoPhillips/Burlington Resources Mid-Continent Business Unit, an oil and gas exploration company, from April 2006 until August 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Stice held a series of positions at Burlington Resources, an oil and gas exploration company, most recently as a General Manager, Engineering, Operations and Business Reporting of its Mid Continent Division from January 2001 until Burlington Resources’ acquisition by ConocoPhillips in March 2006. Mr. Stice has over 26 years of experience in production operations, reservoir engineering, production engineering and unconventional oil and gas exploration and over 18 years of management experience. Mr. Stice graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering. He is a registered engineer in the State of Texas, and is a 25-year member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Teresa Dick

Ms. Teresa L. Dick is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Assistant Secretary of Viper Energy Partners GP LLC of the Company. Ms. Dick has served as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President and Assistant Secretary of our general partner since February 2014. She has also served as Diamondback’s Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President since November 2009 and as its Corporate Controller from November 2007 until November 2009. From June 2006 to November 2007, Ms. Dick held a key management position as the Controller/Tax Director at Hiland Partners, a publicly traded midstream energy master limited partnership. Ms. Dick has over 19 years of accounting experience, including over eight years of public company experience in both audit and tax areas. Ms. Dick received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Northern Colorado. She is a certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Council of Petroleum Accountants Societies.

Randall Holder

Mr. Randall J. Holder is Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Viper Energy Partners GP LLC of the Company. Mr. Holder has served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of our general partner since February 2014. Mr. Holder joined Diamondback in November 2011 as General Counsel and Vice President and also serves as Secretary. Prior to joining Diamondback, Mr. Holder served as General Counsel and Vice President for Great White Energy Services LLC, an oilfield services company, from November 2008 to November 2011. He served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for R.L. Hudson and Company, a supplier of molded rubber and plastic components, from February 2007 to October 2008. He was in private practice of law and a member of Holder Betz LLC from February 2005 to February 2007. Mr. Holder served as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel for Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, a vehicle rental company, from January 2003 to February 2005 and as Vice President and General Counsel for Thrifty Rent-A-Car System, Inc., a vehicle rental company, from September 1996 to December 2002. He also served as Vice President and General Counsel for Pentastar Transportation Group, Inc. from November 1992 to September 1996, which was wholly-owned by Chrysler Corporation. Mr. Holder started his legal career with Tenneco Oil Company where he served as a Division Attorney providing legal services to the company’s mid-continent division for ten years. He received a Juris Doctorate degree from Oklahoma City University.

Russell Pantermuehl

Mr. Russell D. Pantermuehl is Vice President - Reservoir Engineering of Viper Energy Partners GP LLC of the Company. Mr. Pantermuehl has served as Vice President-Reservoir Engineering of our general partner since February 2014. He has also served as Diamondback’s Vice President-Reservoir Engineering since August 2011, and, prior to his current position at Diamondback, Mr. Pantermuehl served as a reservoir engineering supervisor for Concho Resources Inc., an oil and gas exploration company, from March 2010 to August 2011. Mr. Pantermuehl worked for ConocoPhillips Company as a reservoir engineering advisor from January 2005 to March 2010. Mr. Pantermuehl also worked as an independent consultant in the oil and gas industry from March 2000 to December 2004. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University.

Michael Hollis

Mr. Michael L. Hollis Director of Viper Energy Partners GP LLC of the Company. Mr. Hollis has been a member of the board of directors of our general partner since June 2014. He has served as Chief Operating Officer of Diamondback since July 2015 and before that served as Vice President-Drilling of Diamondback since September 2011. Prior to his positions with Diamondback, Mr. Hollis served in various roles, most recently as drilling manager at Chesapeake Energy Corporation, an oil and gas exploration company, from June 2006 to September 2011. He worked for ConocoPhillips Company as a senior drilling engineer from January 2002 to June 2006 and as a process engineer from 2001 to 2003. Mr. Hollis also worked as a production engineer for Burlington Resources from 1998 to 2001 as well as from June 2003 to January 2004. Mr. Hollis received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Louisiana State University.

James Rubin

Mr. James L. Rubin is Director of Viper Energy Partners GP LLC of the Company. Mr. Rubin has been a member of the board of directors of our general partner since June 2014. He has served as a partner at Wexford since 2012 and currently serves as Portfolio Manager and Co-Head of Equities and as a member of Wexford’s hedge fund investment committee. From 2006 to 2012, he served as an analyst and later as Vice President, focusing on Wexford’s public and private energy investments. Mr. Rubin graduated cum laude from Yale University with a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in political science and economics.

Rosalind Grover

Ms. Rosalind Redfern Grover is an Independent Director of Viper Energy Partners GP LLC of the Company. Ms. Grover has been a member of the board of directors of our general partner since December 2014. Ms. Grover served as Chairman of the Board of Flag-Redfern Oil Company until the company was sold to Kerr-McGee Corporation in 1988. She has served as the President of Redfern Enterprises, Inc., an independent oil and gas producer, since 1989 and as the Chief Executive Officer of Redfern & Grover Resources, LLC, an independent oil and gas producer, since 2014. Ms. Grover holds Bachelors and Masters degrees from the University of Arizona.

W. Wesley Perry

Mr. W. Wesley Perry is an Independent Director of Viper Energy Partners GP LLC of the Company. Mr. Perry has been a member of the board of directors of our general partner since June 2014. Mr. Perry has served as a director of Genie Energy Ltd. since October 2011 and as the chairman of the board of directors of Genie Energy International Corporation since September 2009. Mr. Perry also serves as a manager of PBEX, LLC, a position he has held since July 2012. Mr. Perry currently serves on the board of directors of First Southern National Bank. Mr. Perry served as a director of IDT Corporation from September 2010 to October 2011. Mr. Perry has owned and operated S.E.S. Investments, Ltd., an oil and gas investment company, since 1993. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of E.G.L. Resources, Inc. since July 2008 and served as its President from 2003 to July 2008. Mr. Perry has been a director of UTG, Inc. from June 2001 to December 2014 and served on its Audit Committee. He served as a director of Western National Bank from 2005 to 2009. Mr. Perry served on the Midland City Council from 2002 to 2008 and as Mayor of Midland from 2008 through 2014. He is the President of the Milagros Foundation and a board member of the Abel-Hangar Foundation. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the University of Oklahoma.

Adam Lawlis