Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Subsequent Events

Subsequent Events
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2016
Subsequent Events  
Subsequent Events

(14) Subsequent Events


Antero Midstream Distributions


On January 11, 2017, the board of directors of our general partner declared a cash distribution of $0.28 per unit for the quarter ended December 31, 2016. The distribution was paid on February 8, 2017 to unitholders of record as of February 1, 2017. Upon payment of this distribution, the requirements for the conversion of all subordinated units were satisfied under our partnership agreement. As a result, effective February 9, 2017, the 75,940,957 subordinated units owned by Antero Resources were converted into common units on a one-for-one basis and thereafter will participate on terms equal with all other common units in distributions of available cash. The conversion did not impact the amount of the cash distributions paid by the Partnership or the total units outstanding.


Joint Venture – Sherwood Processing Facility


On February 6, 2017, we formed a joint venture to develop processing and fractionation assets in Appalachia (the “Joint Venture”) with MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. (“MarkWest”), a wholly owned subsidiary of MPLX, LP. We and MarkWest each own a 50% interest in the Joint Venture and MarkWest will operate the Joint Venture assets. The Joint Venture assets will consist of processing plants in West Virginia, and C3+ fractionation capacity in Ohio. The Joint Venture will own a one third interest in a recently commissioned MarkWest fractionator in Ohio. We contributed approximately $155 million to the Joint Venture in connection with its formation.


In conjunction with the Joint Venture, on February 10, 2017 we issued we issued 6,900,000 common units, including the underwriters’ purchase option, resulting in net proceeds of approximately $223 million (the “Offering”). We used the proceeds from the Offering to repay outstanding borrowings under our revolving credit facility incurred to fund the investment in the Joint Venture, and for general partnership purposes.