Transactions with Affiliates
|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2017
|Transactions with Affiliates|
|Transactions with Affiliates||
(3) Transactions with Affiliates
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 $3.0 million, $4.0 million and $6.4 million during the years ended December 31, 2015, 2016, and 2017, respectively, related to labor charges for Antero Resources employees associated with the operation of our assets. General and administrative expense includes allocated costs of $44.2 million, $49.6 million and $54.1 million during the years ended December 31, 2015, 2016, and 2017, 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 gross property and equipment, capital expenditures and labor costs, as applicable. We reimburse Antero Resources directly for all general and administrative costs allocated to us, with the exception of noncash equity compensation allocated to the Partnership for awards issued under the Antero Resources long-term incentive plan or the Midstream LTIP.
The entire disclosure for related party transactions. Examples of related party transactions include transactions between (a) a parent company and its subsidiary; (b) subsidiaries of a common parent; (c) and entity and its principal owners; and (d) affiliates.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef