Energy Use

Antero is working to make our operations more efficient while providing a clean source of energy to our customers. Overall, Antero Resources drilling and producing operations used 0.246 GJ/Tonne of oil and gas produced for 2017 and 0.226 GJ/Tonne for 2018, an 8% reduction from 2017 to 2018. Overall, Antero Midstream operations used 0.682 GJ/Tonne of oil and gas transported for 2017 and 0.695 GJ/Tonne for 2018. Antero Midstream increased overall energy usage for oil and gas transportation slightly (2%) from 2017 to 2018. Antero utilizes a combination of energy sources including electricity, natural gas, and diesel for drilling, production, compression, treatment, and transportation operations. Antero Midstream also produced 47.7 GWh of electricity using natural gas micro turbines for transportation operations in 2018. Antero tracks the mileage and fuel usage of our vehicle fleet in West Virginia and Ohio. Antero also provides company paid transit passes for our employees in Denver, CO to encourage the use of energy saving mass transit.

Antero Resources Energy Use
Metrics 2018 Percent
Total Energy Use (GJ) 5,097,704  
Non-Renewable 5,096,070 99.97%
Renewable 1,634 0.03%
Total Electrical Use (kWh) 9,456,476  
Non-Renewable 9,002,565 95.2%
Coal   49.8%
Gas   16.7%
Oil   0.4%
Other Fossil   0.7%
Nuclear   27.6%
Unknown or Purchased Fuel   0.1%
Renewable 453,911 4.8%
Biomass   0.6%
Wind   3.2%
Solar   0.1%
Hydro   0.9%
Normalized Total Electrical Use 0.0015 GJ/Tonne  
Consumed Energy from the grid 0.67%  


Antero Midstream Energy Use
Metrics 2018 Percent
Total Energy Use (GJ) 15,651,047  
Non-Renewable 15,640,726 99.93%
Renewable 10,321 0.07%
Total Electrical Use (kWh) 107,438,723  
Non-Renewable 104,571,685 97.3%
Coal   27.7%
Gas   53.7%
Oil   0.2%
Other Fossil   0.4%
Nuclear   15.3%
Unknown or Purchased Fuel   0.06%
Renewable 2,867,038 2.7%
Biomass   0.3%
Wind   1.8%
Solar   0.1%
Hydro   0.5%
Normalized Total Electrical Use 0.017 GJ/Tonne  
Consumed Energy from the grid 1.37%