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December 14, 2023


Diversified Energy Company plc

1600 Corporate Drive

Birmingham, Alabama



December 14, 2023


U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Division of Corporation Finance

100 F Street, N.E.

Washington, D.C. 20549


Attention: Jennifer O’Brien
  Shannon Buskirk
  Sandra Wall
  John Hodgin
  Irene Barberena-Meissner
  Kevin Dougherty


RE: Diversified Energy Company plc
  Registration Statement on Form 20-F
  File No. 001-41870


Ladies and Gentlemen:


Diversified Energy Company plc (the “Registrant”) hereby requests that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) take appropriate action to cause the above-referenced Registration Statement on Form 20-F, as amended, to become effective on December 14, 2023 at 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time, or as soon thereafter as is practicable, or at such later time as the Registrant may orally request via telephone call to the staff of the Commission. The Registrant hereby authorizes each of David Miller and Ryan Lynch of Latham & Watkins LLP, counsel to the Registrant, to make such request on its behalf.


Once the Registration Statement has been declared effective, please orally confirm that event with David Miller of Latham & Watkins LLP, counsel to the Registrant, at (737) 910-7363, or in his absence, Ryan Lynch at (713) 546-7404.


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  Very truly yours,
  Diversified Energy Company plc
  By: /s/ Bradley G. Gray
  Name: Bradley G. Gray
  Title: President & Chief Financial Officer



Benjamin Sullivan, Diversified Energy Company plc

Ryan Lynch, Latham & Watkins LLP


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