Antero has over 477,000 net acres of leasehold located in northern West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania, all in the southwestern core of the Marcellus Shale Play.
Operating 4 drilling rigs in West Virginia.
Production in the Marcellus Shale has averaged 1,653 MMcfe per day in the first quarter of 2017. The net daily production figure includes approximately 81,230 Bbls per day of NGLs and oil.
Antero has drilled and completed 558 horizontal Marcellus Shale wells, all of which are on line.
Antero is constructing its own gathering facilities in Doddridge, Tyler and Ritchie Counties, WV to connect its wells to compression facilities and processing.
Antero is currently processing over 1.4 Bcf per day of rich gas production from the Marcellus Shale through MarkWest’s Sherwood complex.
Markwest is constructing an eight and ninth 200 MMcf per day plant, Sherwood 8 and 9, which are expected to be placed into service in the third quarter of 2017 and the first quarter of 2018, respectively.