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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 10-K/A
Amendment No. 1

T ANNUAL REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017

or

£ TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the transition period from __________ to _________

Commission File Number 001-37419
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PDC ENERGY, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware
95-2636730
(State of incorporation)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
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

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
 
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
 
NASDAQ Global Select Market

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act: None

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is a well-known seasoned issuer, as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act. Yes T No £

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is not required to file reports pursuant to Section 13 or Section 15(d) of the Act. Yes £ No T

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days. Yes T No £

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically and posted on its corporate Website, if any, every Interactive Data File required to be submitted and posted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (§232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit and post such files). Yes T No £

Indicate by check mark if disclosure of delinquent filers pursuant to Item 405 of Regulation S-K (§229.405 of this chapter) is not contained herein, and will not be contained, to the best of registrant's knowledge, in definitive proxy or information statements incorporated by reference in Part III of this Form 10-K or any amendment to this Form 10-K. T

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, or a smaller reporting company. See definitions of "large accelerated filer," "accelerated filer" and "smaller reporting company" in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.
Large accelerated filer  x
Accelerated filer  o
Non-accelerated filer  £
(Do not check if a smaller reporting company)
Smaller reporting company  o
                  
                   Emerging growth company  o

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. £

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Act). Yes £ No T

The aggregate market value of our common stock held by non-affiliates on June 30, 2017 was $2.8 billion (based on the closing price of $43.11 per share as of the last business day of the fiscal quarter ending June 30, 2017).

As of February 15, 2018, there were 65,965,374 shares of our common stock outstanding.


DOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE

We hereby incorporate by reference into this document the information required by Part III of this Form, which appears in our definitive proxy statement filed pursuant to Regulation 14A with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 19, 2018 for our 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.


EXPLANATORY NOTE

We are filing this Amendment No. 1 on Form 10-K/A ("Amendment") to amend our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") on February 27, 2018 (the "Form 10-K"). The sole purpose of this Amendment is to correct an inadvertent error in the Extensible Business Reporting Language ("XBRL") information filed on Exhibit 101 to the original Form 10-K.

No changes have been made in this Amendment to modify or update the other disclosures presented in the Form 10-K. This Amendment does not reflect events occurring after the filing of the Form 10-K or modify or update any disclosures in the Form 10-K that may be affected by such events. This Amendment should be read in conjunction with the Form 10-K and our other filings with the SEC.

SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 
PDC ENERGY, INC.
 
 
 
By: /s/ Barton R. Brookman
 
Barton R. Brookman
 
President and Chief Executive Officer

 
 
 
May 1, 2018
 
 








Exhibits Index

 
 
 
 
Incorporated by Reference
 
 
Exhibit Number
  
Exhibit Description
 
Form
  
SEC File Number
  
Exhibit
 
Filing Date
  
Filed Herewith
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2.1
 
 
8-K12B
 
001-37419
 
2.1
 
6/8/2015
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2.2
 
 
8-K
 
001-37419
 
2.1
 
8/24/2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2.3
 
 
8-K
 
001-37419
 
2.2
 
8/24/2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3.1
 
 
8-K12B
 
001-37419
 
3.1
 
6/8/2015
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3.2
 
 
8-K12B
 
001-37419
 
3.2
 
6/8/2015
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4.1
 
 
10-K
  
001-37419
 
4.1
 
2/28/2017
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4.2
 
 
8-K
 
001-37419
 
4.1
 
11/29/2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4.3
 
 
8-K
 
001-37419
 
4.1
 
9/14/2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4.4
 
 
8-K
 
001-37419
 
4.2
 
9/14/2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4.5
 
 
8-K
 
001-37419
 
4.1
 
9/15/2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.1
 
 
8-K
 
000-07246
 
10.1
 
6/8/2015
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.2
 
 
10-K
 
001-37419
 
10.2
 
2/28/2017
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.3
 
 
10-K
 
001-37419
 
10.3
 
2/27/2018
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.4
 
 
10-K
 
000-07246
 
10.26
 
2/27/2009
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.4.1
 
 
8-K
 
000-07246
 

 
4/23/2010
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.5
 
 
10-K
 
001-37419
 
10.5
 
2/22/2016
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.6
 
 
10-K
 
001-37419
 
10.6
 
2/22/2016
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.7
 
 
10-K
 
000-07246
 
10.5.2
 
2/21/2014
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.7.1
 
 
10-K
 
000-07246
 
10.9
 
2/27/2013
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.7.2
 
 
10-K
 
000-07246
 
10.10
 
2/27/2013
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.7.3
 
 
10-K
 
000-07246
 
10.5.4
 
2/19/2015
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.7.4
 
 
10-K
 
000-07246
 
10.5.5
 
2/19/2015
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.7.5
 
 
10-K
 
000-07246
 
10.5.6
 
2/19/2015
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.7.6
 
 
10-K
 
000-07246
 
10.5.7
 
2/19/2015
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2



 
 
 
 
Incorporated by Reference
 
 
Exhibit Number
  
Exhibit Description
 
Form
  
SEC File Number
  
Exhibit
 
Filing Date
  
Filed Herewith
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.7.7
 
 
10-K
 
000-07246
 
10.5.8
 
2/19/2015
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.7.8
 
 
10-K
 
001-37419
 
10.7.8
 
2/22/2016
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.9
 
 
8-K
 
000-07246
 
10.3
 
4/23/2010
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.10
 
 
8-K
 
000-07246
 
10.4
 
4/23/2010
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.11
 
 
8-K
 
000-07246
 
10.1
 
5/28/2013
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.11.1
 
 
10-K
 
001-37419
 
10.11.1
 
2/22/2016
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.11.2
 
 
8-K
 
001-37419
 
10.1
 
9/8/2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.11.3
 
 
10-Q
 
001-37419
 
99.1
 
11/3/2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.11.4
 
 
8-K
 
001-37419
 
10.1
 
5/16/2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.11.5
 
 
10-Q
 
001-37419
 
10.1
 
11/7/2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.12
 
 
10-K
 
001-37419
 
10.14
 
2/28/2017
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.12.1
 
 
10-K
 
001-37419
 
10.14.1
 
2/28/2017
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.13
 
 
8-K
 
001-37419
 
10.2
 
9/15/2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.14
 
 
8-K
 
001-37419
 
10.1
 
12/7/2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.15
 
 
8-K
 
001-37419
 
10.2
 
12/7/2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

3



 
 
 
 
Incorporated by Reference
 
 
Exhibit Number
  
Exhibit Description
 
Form
  
SEC File Number
  
Exhibit
 
Filing Date
  
Filed Herewith
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.16
 
 
8-K
 
001-37419
 
10.1
 
11/17/2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10.17
 
 
8-K
 
001-37419
 
10.1
 
11/29/2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
12.1
 
 
10-K
 
001-37419
 
12.1
 
2/27/2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
21.1
 
 
10-K
 
001-37419
 
21.1
 
2/27/2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
23.1
 
 
10-K
 
001-37419
 
23.1
 
2/27/2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
23.2
 
 
10-K
 
001-37419
 
23.2
 
2/27/2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
23.3
 
 
10-K
 
001-37419
 
23.3
 
2/27/2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
31.1
 
 
10-K
 
001-37419
 
31.1
 
2/27/2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
31.2
 
 
10-K
 
001-37419
 
31.2
 
2/27/2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
32.1
 
 
10-K
 
001-37419
 
32.1
 
2/27/2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
99.1
 
 
10-K
 
001-37419
 
99.1
 
2/27/2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
99.2
 
 
10-K
 
001-37419
 
99.2
 
2/27/2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
101.INS
 
XBRL Instance Document
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
101.SCH
 
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
101.CAL
 
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase Document
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
101.DEF
 
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase Document
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
101.LAB
 
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Label Linkbase Document
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
101.PRE
 
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase Document
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

4