Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2016
Mar. 31, 2017
Document And Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name FOOTHILLS EXPLORATION, INC.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001503458  
Document Type 10-K  
Trading Symbol FTXP  
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 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 Public Float   $ 3,073,400
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   13,954,612
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016