Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2020
Mar. 17, 2021
Jun. 30, 2020
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]      
Document Type 10-K/A    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2020    
Document Transition Report false    
Entity File Number 001-36057    
Entity Registrant Name RING ENERGY, INC.    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code NV    
Entity Tax Identification Number 90-0406406    
Entity Address, Address Line One 1725 Hughes Landing Blvd. Suite 900    
Entity Address, City or Town The Woodlands    
Entity Address, State or Province TX    
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 77380    
City Area Code 281    
Local Phone Number 397-3699    
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $0.001    
Security Exchange Name NYSEAMER    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer    
Entity Small Business false    
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Public Float     $ 74,553,881
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   99,181,587  
Entity Central Index Key 0001384195    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Amendment Flag true    
Trading Symbol REI    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020    
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag false    
Amendment Description Ring Energy, Inc. (""Ring," "Ring Energy" or "the Company") is filing this Amendment No. 1 on Form 10-KA ("the Amendment") to our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on March 16, 2021 (the "Original Filing"). We are filing this Amendment to correct a typographical error in the report involving our basic and diluted earnings per share.This Amendment amends and restates "Item 6: Selected Financial Data" of Part II and "Item 15: Exhibits, Financial Statement Schedules" of Part IV of the Original Filing solely as a result of, and to reflect, the restatement. Pursuant to the rules of the SEC, Item 15 of Part IV of the Original Filing has been amended to contain the currently dated certifications from our principal executive officer and principal financial officer, as required by Sections 302 and 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. The certification of our principal executive officer and our principal financial officer are attached to this Amendment as Exhibits 31.1, 31.2, 32.1 and 32.2.