SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Oak Valley Resources, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1400 WOODLOCH FOREST DRIVE
SUITE 300

(Street)
THE WOODLANDS TX 77380

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
EARTHSTONE ENERGY INC [ ESTE ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
06/21/2016
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X 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. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction 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 06/21/2016 P 38,000(1) A $10.5 9,162,452 D(2)(3)(4)(5)(6)(7)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction 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 (Month/Day/Year) 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: 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
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Oak Valley Resources, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1400 WOODLOCH FOREST DRIVE
SUITE 300

(Street)
THE WOODLANDS TX 77380

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
EnCap Partners, LLC

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1100 LOUISIANA STREET, SUITE 4900

(Street)
HOUSTON TX 77002

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. Represents a purchase from the underwriters in the Issuer's public offering.
2. These securities are directly held by Oak Valley Resources, LLC (Oak Valley).
3. EnCap Energy Capital Fund VII, L.P. (EnCap Fund VII), EnCap Energy Capital Fund VI, L.P. (EnCap Fund VI), EnCap VI-B Acquisitions, L.P. (EnCap Fund VI-B), EnCap Energy Capital Fund V, L.P. (EnCap Fund V), and EnCap V-B Acquisitions, L.P. (EnCap Fund V-B and together with Encap Fund VII, EnCap Fund VI, EnCap Fund VI-B and EnCap Fund V, the EnCap Funds) collectively own 58.8% of the Class A membership interests of Oak Valley. Accordingly, the EnCap Funds may be deemed to beneficially own the reported securities.
4. EnCap Partners, LLC (EnCap Partners) is the managing member of EnCap Investments Holdings, LLC (EnCap Holdings), which is the sole member of EnCap Investments GP, L.L.C. (EnCap Investments GP), which is the general partner of EnCap Investments L.P. (EnCap Investments LP), which is the general partner of EnCap Equity Fund VII GP, L.P. (EnCap Fund VII GP), EnCap Equity Fund VI GP, L.P. (EnCap Fund VI GP), and EnCap Equity Fund V GP, L.P. (EnCap Fund V GP). EnCap Fund VII GP is the general partner of EnCap Fund VII. (continued in Footnote 5).
5. (continued from Footnote 4). EnCap Fund VI GP is the general partner of EnCap Fund VI. EnCap Fund VI GP is also the general partner of EnCap Energy Capital Fund VI-B, L.P. (EnCap Capital Fund VI-B), which is the sole member of EnCap VI-B Acquisitions GP, LLC (EnCap VI-B Acquisitions GP), which is the general partner of EnCap Fund VI-B. EnCap Fund V GP is the general partner of EnCap Fund V. EnCap Fund V GP is also the general partner of EnCap Energy Capital Fund V-B, L.P. (EnCap Capital Fund V-B), which is the sole member of EnCap V-B Acquisitions GP, LLC (EnCap V-B Acquisitions GP), which is the general partner of EnCap Fund V-B. Therefore, EnCap Partners, EnCap Holdings, EnCap Investments GP, EnCap Investments LP, EnCap Fund VII GP, EnCap Fund VI GP, EnCap Fund V GP, EnCap Capital Fund V-B, EnCap Capital Fund VI-B, EnCap VI-B Acquisitions GP and EnCap V-B Acquisitions GP may be deemed to beneficially own the reported securities.
6. This report is filed in connection with the Form 4 filed today by Mr. Zorich.
7. The reporting persons disclaim beneficial ownership of the reported securities except to the extent of their pecuniary interest therein, and this report shall not be deemed an admission that the reporting persons are the beneficial owners of the reported securities for purposes of Section 16 or for any other purpose.
Remarks:
/s/ Frank A. Lodzinski, President and Chief Executive Officer 06/23/2016
By: EnCap Partners, LLC, By: /s/ Robert L. Zorich, Managing Partner 06/23/2016
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