Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - shares
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2016
Aug. 12, 2016
Document And Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name FOOTHILLS EXPLORATION, INC.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001503458  
Document Type 10-Q  
Trading Symbol FTXP  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2016  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity a Well-known Seasoned Issuer No  
Entity a Voluntary Filer No  
Entity's Reporting Status Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   11,536,278
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016