Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Subsidiary Guarantor (Details 2)

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Subsidiary Guarantor (Details 2) (USD $)
In Thousands, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2015
Mar. 31, 2014
Revenue:    
Natural gas sales $ 314,942us-gaap_NaturalGasProductionRevenue $ 312,336us-gaap_NaturalGasProductionRevenue
Natural gas liquids sales 78,786ar_NaturalGasLiquidsRevenues 73,928ar_NaturalGasLiquidsRevenues
Oil sales 12,457ar_OilRevenue 24,122ar_OilRevenue
Gathering, compression and water distribution 6,168ar_WaterDistributionAndGatheringRevenue 3,524ar_WaterDistributionAndGatheringRevenue
Marketing 57,780ar_MarketingRevenue 3,226ar_MarketingRevenue
Commodity derivative fair value gains 759,554ar_DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossRecognizedOnCommodityDerivativeInstrumentInIncomeNet  
Total revenue 1,229,687us-gaap_Revenues 168,207us-gaap_Revenues
Operating expenses:    
Lease operating 8,102us-gaap_OilAndGasProductionExpense 4,869us-gaap_OilAndGasProductionExpense
Gathering, compression, processing, and transportation 163,662us-gaap_GasGatheringTransportationMarketingAndProcessingCosts 83,510us-gaap_GasGatheringTransportationMarketingAndProcessingCosts
Production and ad valorem taxes 24,218us-gaap_TaxesExcludingIncomeAndExciseTaxes 21,039us-gaap_TaxesExcludingIncomeAndExciseTaxes
Marketing 73,349ar_MarketingExpenses 11,981ar_MarketingExpenses
Exploration 1,371us-gaap_ExplorationExpense 6,997us-gaap_ExplorationExpense
Impairment of unproved properties 8,577us-gaap_ImpairmentOfOilAndGasProperties 1,397us-gaap_ImpairmentOfOilAndGasProperties
Depletion, depreciation, and amortization 182,300us-gaap_DepreciationDepletionAndAmortization 91,206us-gaap_DepreciationDepletionAndAmortization
Accretion of asset retirement obligations 400us-gaap_AssetRetirementObligationAccretionExpense 302us-gaap_AssetRetirementObligationAccretionExpense
General and administrative 59,049us-gaap_GeneralAndAdministrativeExpense 50,985us-gaap_GeneralAndAdministrativeExpense
Contract termination and rig stacking 8,965ar_ContractTerminationAndRigStacking  
Total operating expenses 529,993us-gaap_OperatingExpenses 272,286us-gaap_OperatingExpenses
Operating income 699,694us-gaap_OperatingIncomeLoss (104,079)us-gaap_OperatingIncomeLoss
Interest (53,185)us-gaap_InterestExpense (31,342)us-gaap_InterestExpense
Total other expenses (53,185)us-gaap_OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense  
Income (loss) before income taxes 646,509us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesMinorityInterestAndIncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments (135,421)us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesMinorityInterestAndIncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments
Provision for income tax expense (247,338)us-gaap_IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit 40,662us-gaap_IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit
Net income (loss) and comprehensive income (loss) including noncontrolling interest 399,171us-gaap_ProfitLoss (94,759)us-gaap_ProfitLoss
Net income and comprehensive income attributable to noncontrolling interest 4,740us-gaap_NetIncomeLossAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest  
Net income (loss) and comprehensive income (loss) attributable to Antero Resources Corporation 399,171us-gaap_NetIncomeLoss  
Net income (loss) and comprehensive income (loss) attributable to Antero Resources Corporation 394,431us-gaap_NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic (94,759)us-gaap_NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic
Reportable legal entity | Antero Resources Corp    
Revenue:    
Natural gas sales 314,942us-gaap_NaturalGasProductionRevenue
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Natural gas liquids sales 78,786ar_NaturalGasLiquidsRevenues
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Oil sales 12,457ar_OilRevenue
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Gathering, compression and water distribution 3,867ar_WaterDistributionAndGatheringRevenue
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Marketing 57,780ar_MarketingRevenue
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Commodity derivative fair value gains 759,554ar_DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossRecognizedOnCommodityDerivativeInstrumentInIncomeNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Fee income 276ar_FeeIncome
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Total revenue 1,227,662us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Operating expenses:    
Lease operating 8,102us-gaap_OilAndGasProductionExpense
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Gathering, compression, processing, and transportation 205,679us-gaap_GasGatheringTransportationMarketingAndProcessingCosts
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Production and ad valorem taxes 20,517us-gaap_TaxesExcludingIncomeAndExciseTaxes
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Marketing 73,349ar_MarketingExpenses
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Exploration 1,371us-gaap_ExplorationExpense
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Impairment of unproved properties 8,577us-gaap_ImpairmentOfOilAndGasProperties
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Depletion, depreciation, and amortization 167,718us-gaap_DepreciationDepletionAndAmortization
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Accretion of asset retirement obligations 400us-gaap_AssetRetirementObligationAccretionExpense
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
General and administrative 49,761us-gaap_GeneralAndAdministrativeExpense
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Contract termination and rig stacking 8,965ar_ContractTerminationAndRigStacking
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Total operating expenses 544,439us-gaap_OperatingExpenses
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Operating income 683,223us-gaap_OperatingIncomeLoss
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Interest (52,362)us-gaap_InterestExpense
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Equity in net income of subsidiaries 10,908ar_DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossRecognizedOnInterestRateDerivativeInstrumentInIncomeNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Total other expenses (41,454)us-gaap_OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Income (loss) before income taxes 641,769us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesMinorityInterestAndIncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Provision for income tax expense (247,338)us-gaap_IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Net income (loss) and comprehensive income (loss) including noncontrolling interest 394,431us-gaap_ProfitLoss
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Net income (loss) and comprehensive income (loss) attributable to Antero Resources Corporation 394,431us-gaap_NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_ParentCompanyMember
 
Reportable legal entity | Non-Guarantor Subsidiaries    
Revenue:    
Gathering, compression and water distribution 52,243ar_WaterDistributionAndGatheringRevenue
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_NonGuarantorSubsidiariesMember
 
Total revenue 52,243us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_NonGuarantorSubsidiariesMember
 
Operating expenses:    
Gathering, compression, processing, and transportation 7,988us-gaap_GasGatheringTransportationMarketingAndProcessingCosts
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_NonGuarantorSubsidiariesMember
 
Production and ad valorem taxes 3,701us-gaap_TaxesExcludingIncomeAndExciseTaxes
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_NonGuarantorSubsidiariesMember
 
Depletion, depreciation, and amortization 14,582us-gaap_DepreciationDepletionAndAmortization
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_NonGuarantorSubsidiariesMember
 
General and administrative 9,501us-gaap_GeneralAndAdministrativeExpense
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_NonGuarantorSubsidiariesMember
 
Total operating expenses 35,772us-gaap_OperatingExpenses
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_NonGuarantorSubsidiariesMember
 
Operating income 16,471us-gaap_OperatingIncomeLoss
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_NonGuarantorSubsidiariesMember
 
Interest (823)us-gaap_InterestExpense
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_NonGuarantorSubsidiariesMember
 
Total other expenses (823)us-gaap_OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_NonGuarantorSubsidiariesMember
 
Income (loss) before income taxes 15,648us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesMinorityInterestAndIncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_NonGuarantorSubsidiariesMember
 
Net income (loss) and comprehensive income (loss) including noncontrolling interest 15,648us-gaap_ProfitLoss
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_NonGuarantorSubsidiariesMember
 
Net income (loss) and comprehensive income (loss) attributable to Antero Resources Corporation 15,648us-gaap_NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ReportableLegalEntitiesMember
/ dei_LegalEntityAxis
= us-gaap_NonGuarantorSubsidiariesMember
 
Eliminations    
Revenue:    
Gathering, compression and water distribution (49,942)ar_WaterDistributionAndGatheringRevenue
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ConsolidationEliminationsMember
 
Fee income (276)ar_FeeIncome
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ConsolidationEliminationsMember
 
Total revenue (50,218)us-gaap_Revenues
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ConsolidationEliminationsMember
 
Operating expenses:    
Gathering, compression, processing, and transportation (50,005)us-gaap_GasGatheringTransportationMarketingAndProcessingCosts
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ConsolidationEliminationsMember
 
General and administrative (213)us-gaap_GeneralAndAdministrativeExpense
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ConsolidationEliminationsMember
 
Total operating expenses (50,218)us-gaap_OperatingExpenses
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ConsolidationEliminationsMember
 
Equity in net income of subsidiaries (10,908)ar_DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossRecognizedOnInterestRateDerivativeInstrumentInIncomeNet
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ConsolidationEliminationsMember
 
Total other expenses (10,908)us-gaap_OtherNonoperatingIncomeExpense
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ConsolidationEliminationsMember
 
Income (loss) before income taxes (10,908)us-gaap_IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesMinorityInterestAndIncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ConsolidationEliminationsMember
 
Net income (loss) and comprehensive income (loss) including noncontrolling interest (10,908)us-gaap_ProfitLoss
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ConsolidationEliminationsMember
 
Net income and comprehensive income attributable to noncontrolling interest 4,740us-gaap_NetIncomeLossAttributableToNoncontrollingInterest
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ConsolidationEliminationsMember
 
Net income (loss) and comprehensive income (loss) attributable to Antero Resources Corporation $ (15,648)us-gaap_NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic
/ us-gaap_ConsolidationItemsAxis
= us-gaap_ConsolidationEliminationsMember