SEC Form 3
Washington, D.C. 20549


Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
OMB Number: 3235-0104
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Conner Benjamin

(Last) (First) (Middle)


(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Crescent Energy Co [ CRGY ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Executive Vice President
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
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 Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
No securities beneficially owned. 0(1)(2) D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
1. On December 7, 2021, pursuant to a Transaction Agreement, dated June 7, 2021, by and among Crescent Energy Company (the "Issuer"), Contango Oil & Gas Company ("Contango"), Independence Energy LLC, IE OpCo LLC, IE C Merger Sub Inc. ("C Merger Sub") and IE L Merger Sub LLC ("L Merger Sub"), whereby C Merger Sub merged with and into Contango, with Contango surviving the merger as a direct wholly owned subsidiary of the Issuer (the "Contango Merger") and Contango merged with and into L Merger Sub, with L Merger Sub surviving the merger as a direct wholly owned subsidiary of the Issuer (the "LLC Merger", together with the Contango Merger, the "Mergers").
2. (Continued from Footnote 1) This report reflects the beneficial ownership of the reporting person(s) at the time of the consummation of the Mergers and does not include any securities (if any) to be received by the reporting person via exchange upon consummation of the Mergers or otherwise to be received by the reporting person in connection with or immediately following such consummation. The reporting person will file a Form 4 reflecting any acquisition or disposition of the Issuer's securities in connection with the Mergers.
Exhibit List: Exhibit 24.1 - Power of Attorney
/s/ Bo Shi, as attorney-in-fact for Benjamin Conner 12/07/2021
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.
* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 5 (b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
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