Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information - shares
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2017
May 09, 2017
Document Information [Line Items]    
Entity Registrant Name RING ENERGY, INC.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001384195  
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2017  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Trading Symbol REI  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   49,166,710