United States securities and exchange commission logo August 13, 2020 Davis O. O Connor Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary Centennial Resource Development, Inc. 1001 Seventeenth Street, Suite 1800 Denver, Colorado 80202 Re: Centennial Resource Development, Inc. Registration Statement on Form S-3 Filed August 6, 2020 File No. 333-241649 Dear Mr. O Connor: This is to advise you that we have not reviewed and will not review your registration statement. Please refer to Rules 460 and 461 regarding requests for acceleration. We remind you that the company and its management are responsible for the accuracy and adequacy of their disclosures, notwithstanding any review, comments, action or absence of action by the staff. Please contact Timothy S. Levenberg, Special Counsel, at (202) 551-3707 with any questions. Sincerely, Division of Corporation Finance Office of Energy & Transportation cc: John M. Greer, Esq.