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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
___________
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): November 15, 2021
___________
VIPER ENERGY PARTNERS LP
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
DE
001-36505
46-5001985
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)
500 West Texas
Suite 1200
Midland, TX
79701
(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)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the Registrant under any of the following provisions:

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934:
Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Units VNOM The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
(NASDAQ Global Select Market)

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.   



Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On November 15, 2021, Viper Energy Partners LLC, as borrower, and Viper Energy Partners LP, as guarantor (“Viper”), entered into an eighth amendment (the “Amendment”) to the Amended and Restated Senior Secured Revolving Credit Agreement, dated as of July 20, 2018, with Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, and the lenders party thereto, as subsequently amended, supplemented or otherwise modified.

The Amendment, among other things, relaxed certain restrictions on Viper’s ability to make restricted payments, including repurchases of common units pursuant to Viper’s previously disclosed common unit repurchase program, which was increased by the board of directors of Viper’s general partner from $100 million to $150 million. In the Amendment, the aggregate elected commitment amount remained at $500 million and the borrowing base was reaffirmed at $580 million.

The preceding summary of the Amendment is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Amendment, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 2.03. Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.

The information set forth in Item 1.01 above is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01.    Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits
*
Filed herewith.



SIGNATURE
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 hereunto duly authorized.
VIPER ENERGY PARTNERS LP
By: Viper Energy Partners GP LLC,
its general partner
Date: November 18, 2021
By: /s/ Teresa L. Dick
Name: Teresa L. Dick
Title: Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Assistant Secretary


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