Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Equity Based Compensation (Details)

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Equity Based Compensation (Details) - USD ($)
$ / shares in Units, $ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2016
Dec. 31, 2015
Dec. 31, 2014
Additional disclosures      
Equity-based compensation expense $ 26,049 $ 22,470 $ 11,618
Midstream LTIP      
Additional disclosures      
Number of stock-based compensation awards authorized 10,000,000    
Unamortized expense $ 33,200    
Number of shares available for future grant under the Plan 7,937,930    
Weighted average period for recognizing unrecognized stock-based compensation expense 2 years 1 month 6 days    
Restricted unit and phantom unit awards      
Number of units      
Total awarded and unvested at the beginning of the period (in shares) 1,667,832    
Granted (in shares) 297,356    
Vested (in shares) (524,659)    
Forfeited (in shares) (108,568)    
Total awarded and unvested at the end of the period (in shares) 1,331,961 1,667,832  
Weighted average grant date fair value      
Total awarded and unvested at the beginning of the period (in dollars per unit) $ 28.97    
Granted (in dollars per unit) 21.41    
Vested (in dollars per unit) 28.95    
Forfeited (in dollars per unit) 28.66    
Total awarded and unvested at the end of the period (in dollars per unit) $ 27.31 $ 28.97  
Aggregate intrinsic value      
Total awarded and unvested at the beginning of the period $ 38,060    
Total awarded and unvested at the end of the period 41,131 $ 38,060  
Additional disclosures      
Minimum statutory tax withholdings for restricted and phantom units 5,600    
Antero Resources | Various equity based compensation plans      
Additional disclosures      
Unamortized expense $ 183,500