Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
$ in Billions
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2016
Feb. 23, 2017
Jun. 30, 2016
Document and Entity Information      
Entity Registrant Name ANTERO RESOURCES Corp    
Entity Central Index Key 0001433270    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2016    
Amendment Flag false    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Entity Public Float     $ 4.6
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   315,006,448  
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016