Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Transactions with Affiliates

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Transactions with Affiliates
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2016
Transactions with Affiliates  
Transactions with Affiliates

(3)  Transactions with Affiliates

 

(a)Revenues

 

All revenues earned, except revenues earned from third parties, were earned from Antero Resources, under various agreements for gathering and compression, water handling and treatment services and seconded employees. 

 

(b)Accounts receivable—Antero Resources, and Accounts payable—Antero Resources

 

Accounts receivable—Antero Resources represents amounts due from Antero Resources, primarily related to gathering and compression services and water handling and treatment services. Accounts payable—Antero Resources represents amounts due to Antero Resources for general and administrative and other costs.

 

(c)Allocation of Costs

 

The employees supporting our operations are employees of Antero Resources. Direct operating expense includes allocated costs of $1.5 million, $3.0 million and $4.0 million during the year ended December 31, 2014, 2015, and 2016, respectively, related to labor charges for Antero Resources employees associated with the operation of our gathering lines and compressor stations. General and administrative expense includes allocated costs of $30.3 million, $44.2 million and $49.6 million during the year ended December 31, 2014, 2015, and 2016, respectively. These costs relate to: (i) various business services, including payroll processing, accounts payable processing and facilities management, (ii) various corporate services, including legal, accounting, treasury, information technology and human resources and (iii) compensation, including equity-based compensation (see Note 6—Equity-Based Compensation for more information). These expenses are charged or allocated to us based on the nature of the expenses and are allocated based on a combination of our proportionate share of Antero Resources’ gross property and equipment, capital expenditures and labor costs, as applicable.