Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Business and Organization (Details)

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Business and Organization (Details)
$ / shares in Units, $ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Nov. 30, 2015
MMcf / d
mi
Sep. 23, 2015
USD ($)
$ / shares
shares
bbl
Dec. 31, 2015
USD ($)
shares
Dec. 31, 2014
USD ($)
Business and Organization        
Subordinated units outstanding | shares     75,940,957  
Proceeds from Long-term Lines of Credit     $ 505,000 $ 115,000
Regional Gathering System        
Business and Organization        
Threshold non-operating equity percentage 15.00%      
Distance of regional gathering pipeline extension (in miles) | mi 67      
Regional gathering pipeline commitment | MMcf / d 900      
Time period for expiration of participation in regional gathering pipeline extension 6 months      
Contribution Agreement        
Business and Organization        
Common unitholders units issued | shares   10,988,421    
Common unitholders value issued   $ 230,000    
Cash distribution   553,000    
Debt assumed   171,000    
Contingent consideration net present value   175,000    
Contribution Agreement | New revolving credit facility        
Business and Organization        
Proceeds from Long-term Lines of Credit   525,000    
Contribution Agreement | Contingent Consideration Period One        
Business and Organization        
Contingent consideration   $ 125,000    
Threshold number of barrels of water to trigger contingent consideration payment | bbl   176,295,000    
Contribution Agreement | Contingent Consideration Period Two        
Business and Organization        
Contingent consideration   $ 125,000    
Threshold number of barrels of water to trigger contingent consideration payment | bbl   219,200,000    
Private Placement        
Business and Organization        
Price per common unit of limited partnership | $ / shares   $ 18.84    
Common unitholders units issued | shares   12,898,000    
Net proceeds received from shares of common stock sold   $ 241,000    
Common Unitholders Public        
Business and Organization        
Common unitholders units issued | shares     (59,286,451)  
Common unitholders value issued     $ 1,351,317 1,090,037
Common Unitholder Antero        
Business and Organization        
Common unitholders units issued | shares     (40,929,378)  
Common unitholders value issued     $ 30,186 $ 71,665