Washington, D.C. 20549

(Amendment No. 1)
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 1, 2018 (February 26, 2018)
PDC Energy, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction of
(I.R.S. Employer
incorporation or organization)
File Number)
Identification Number)

1775 Sherman Street, Suite 3000
Denver, Colorado 80203
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (303) 860-5800
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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

Explanatory Note
This Amendment on Form 8-K (the “Form 8-K/A”) is being furnished solely to correct a technical filing error made when the registrant’s Current Report on Form 8-K was furnished with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 27, 2018 (the “Original Filing”). The submission header of the Original Filing was tagged as an Items 8.01 and 9.01 filing. The submission header of the Original Filing should have been tagged as an Items 2.02 and 9.01 filing.  This Form 8-K/A makes no changes to the Original Filing other than to correct the tagged item numbers in the submission header of the Original Filing.    
Item 2.02     Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
The following information is furnished pursuant to Item 2.02.
On February 26, 2018, PDC Energy, Inc. issued a press release announcing its operating and financial results for the fiscal year and fourth quarter ended December 31, 2017. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference herein.

The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including the exhibit hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 9.01      Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits.
Exhibit No.

* Previously furnished as an exhibit to the Original Filing.


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.

Date: March 1, 2018

/s/ Daniel W. Amidon
Daniel W. Amidon
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary