Antero Midstream Appoints New Board of Directors

19 February 2019

Antero Midstream Partners LP announced that Richard W. Connor has resigned from the board of directors of the general partner of Antero Midstream for personal reasons. The resignation was not the result of any disagreement with the Partnership or any of its affiliates on any matter relating to the Partnership's operations, policies or practices.

Antero Midstream also announced that Paul J. Korus has been appointed to the Board effective immediately and is expected to serve until the consummation of the previously announced simplification transaction. Mr. Korus is an independent director under the director independence standards set forth in the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the applicable listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange, and is a member of the board of directors and audit committee of Antero Resources Corporation. Mr. Korus will serve as the chairman of the Board's audit committee.

Mr. Korus was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cimarex Energy from September 2002 until his retirement in 2015, and held the same positions with its predecessor, Key Production Company, from 1999 through 2002. Mr. Korus was a senior research analyst with Petrie Parkman & Co from 1995 through 1999. He also held positions in corporate planning and investor relations with Apache Corporation for thirteen years from 1982 to 1995. Mr. Korus graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Master of Science in Accounting from the University of North Dakota.