Antero Midstream’s water business
Antero Resources’ (AR) advanced well completion requires more water than normal completion. Advanced well completions require 38 to 45 barrels of water per lateral foot—19% to 41% more than historical levels. This increase is driving Antero Midstream Partners’ (AM) throughput volumes in the water business.
The partnership expects to spend 9% of its 2017 capital budget on fresh water delivery projects and 13% on advanced wastewater treatment. The partnership is building the world’s largest advanced wastewater treatment complex for oil and gas–produced water.