FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * Lemmerman Bryan 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol Laredo Petroleum, Inc. [ LPI ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
Sr VP & CFO
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
15 WEST 6TH STREET, SUITE 900
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
3/9/2021
(Street)
TULSA, OK 74119
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock  3/9/2021    A    21751 (1) A $0  78525  D   

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Performance Units   (2) 3/9/2021    A     21751      3/9/2024   (2) Performance Units  21751.0  $0  21751  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  These restricted shares are granted under the Issuer's Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan and will vest in three equal annual installments beginning on the first anniversary date of the grant.
(2)  These performance units are granted under the Issuer's Omnibus Equity Incentive Plan. The performance units will be payable, if at all, in cash based upon (i) the Issuer's total shareholder return measured against an industry peer group, (ii) on an absolute share return basis, (iii) earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization and exploration expense divided by three-year total debt reduction and (iv) growth in inventory, over a three-year performance period ending December 31, 2023. The final amount of cash earned is dependent on the performance of the stock price and the factors identified herein with the performance unit multiple having a range of 0% to 225%.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Lemmerman Bryan
15 WEST 6TH STREET
SUITE 900
TULSA, OK 74119


Sr VP & CFO

Signatures
/s/ Mark D. Denny as attorney-in-fact for Bryan J. Lemmerman 3/9/2021
**Signature of Reporting Person Date
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