Equity Method Investments
|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2019
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(5) Equity Method Investments
At December 31, 2019, Antero owned approximately 28.7% of Antero Midstream Corporation’s common stock, which is reflected in the Company’s consolidated financial statements using the equity method of accounting. See Note 3 to the consolidated financial statements for further discussion on the Transactions.
Prior to March 13, 2019, our consolidated results included two equity method investments held by Antero Midstream Partners: a 15% equity interest in Stonewall Gas Gathering LLC (“Stonewall”), which operates a regional gathering pipeline on which the Company is an anchor shipper, and a 50% interest in the joint venture entered into on February 6, 2017 between Antero Midstream Partners and MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. (“MarkWest”), a wholly owned subsidiary of MPLX, LP, to develop processing and fractionation assets in Appalachia (the “Joint Venture”). Effective March 13, 2019, the equity in earnings of these investments are accounted for in the equity in earnings of Antero Midstream Corporation.
At December 31, 2019, we determined that events and circumstances indicated that the carrying value had experienced an other-than-temporary decline and we recorded an impairment of $468 million. The fair value of the equity method investment in Antero Midstream Corporation was based on the quoted market share price of Antero Midstream Corporation at December 31, 2019 (Level 1).
The following table is a reconciliation of investments in unconsolidated affiliates for the years ending December 31, 2018 and 2019 in thousands):
Summarized Financial Information of Antero Midstream Corporation
The following tables present summarized financial information of Antero Midstream Corporation. Summarized financial information is presented from March 13, 2019.
Statement of Operations
The entire disclosure for the information summarizing investments in and advances to majority-owned subsidiaries, other controlled companies, and other affiliates. It reflects specified information about ownership, financial results from, and financial position in such entities.
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