Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Organization (Details)

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Organization (Details) (USD $)
3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended 0 Months Ended 0 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Oct. 15, 2013
Oct. 16, 2013
IPO
Jun. 30, 2013
Antero Resources LLC
Oct. 15, 2013
Antero Investment
Oct. 16, 2013
Antero Investment
IPO
Corporate reorganization and initial public offering              
Ownership percentage         100.00% 100.00%  
Common stock, shares issued 262,049,659 262,049,659 224,375,000        
Common stock, shares outstanding 262,049,659 262,049,659 224,375,000        
Number of additional shares of common stock issued       37,674,659      
Common stock price (in dollars per share)       $ 44.00      
Net proceeds from issuance of additional shares of common stock       $ 1,600,000,000      
Number of shares of common stock sold             3,409,091
Stock Compensation Charge in Connection with the Reorganization              
Stock compensation expense recognized 29,137,000 365,000,000          
Additional stock compensation to be recognized over the remaining service period $ 121,000,000