Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)


Cover - shares
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2023
Aug. 03, 2023
Cover [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2023  
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 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 Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   195,356,773
Entity Central Index Key 0001384195  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2023  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Amendment Flag false