Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Organization (Details)

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Organization (Details) (USD $)
3 Months Ended 6 Months Ended 12 Months Ended 0 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 6 Months Ended 18 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2014
Jun. 30, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Oct. 15, 2013
Oct. 16, 2013
IPO
Jun. 30, 2013
Antero Resources LLC
Oct. 15, 2013
Antero Investment
Jun. 30, 2014
Profits interests awards
Jun. 30, 2014
Profits interests awards
Jun. 30, 2014
Profits interests awards
Corporate reorganization and initial public offering                    
Ownership percentage           100.00% 100.00%      
Common stock, shares issued 262,049,659 262,049,659 262,049,659 224,375,000            
Common stock, shares outstanding 262,049,659 262,049,659 262,049,659 224,375,000            
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          
Stock compensation expense recognized 32,474,000 61,611,000 365,000,000         24,100,000 52,768,000 418,000,000
Additional stock compensation to be recognized over the remaining service period                 $ 69,000,000