Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2022
Nov. 09, 2022
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Transition Report false  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2022  
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, 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, $0.001 par value  
Trading Symbol REI  
Security Exchange Name NYSE  
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 Central Index Key 0001384195  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2022  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   174,411,333