Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)


Cover - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2022
Dec. 31, 2021
Mar. 09, 2023
Jun. 30, 2022
Cover [Abstract]        
Document Type 10-K      
Document Annual Report true      
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2022      
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.,      
Entity Address, Address Line Two 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      
Trading Symbol REI      
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      
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag true      
Entity Shell Company false      
Auditor Name Grant Thornton LLP Eide Bailly LLP    
Auditor Firm ID 248 286    
Entity Central Index Key 0001384195      
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31      
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2022      
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY      
Amendment Flag false      
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding     180,627,484  
Entity Public Float       $ 281,212,950
Documents Incorporated by Reference The information required by Part III of this Report, to the extent not set forth herein, is incorporated herein by reference from the registrant’s definitive proxy statement relating to the Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held in 2023, which definitive proxy statement shall be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission within 120 days after the end of the fiscal year to which this Report relates.