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Organization, Going Concern, and Significant Accounting Policies - Schedule of Net Earnings (loss) Per Common Share (Details)

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Organization, Going Concern, and Significant Accounting Policies - Schedule of Net Earnings (loss) Per Common Share (Details) - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2017
Dec. 31, 2016
Organization, Consolidation and Presentation of Financial Statements [Abstract]    
Net income (loss) available to stockholders $ (6,493,871) $ (1,941,138)
Basic net income allocable to participating securities [1]
Income (loss) available to Foothills Exploration, Inc.'s stockholders $ (6,493,871) $ (1,941,138)
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding-Basic 14,418,719 8,422,180
Options and warrants [2]
Stock Payable [3] 205,000 200,000
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding-Diluted 14,623,719 8,622,180
Net income (loss) per share Basic $ (0.45) $ (0.23)
Net income (loss) per share Diluted $ (0.44) $ (0.23)
[1] Restricted share awards that contain non-forfeitable rights to dividends are participating securities and, therefore, are included in computing earnings using the two-class method. Participating securities, however, do not participate in undistributed net losses.
[2] For the year ended December 31, 2017, "out of the money" stock options representing 2,050,000 shares and warrants representing 2,683,515 shares were antidilutive and, therefore, excluded from the diluted share calculation. For the year ended December 31, 2016, "out of the money" stock options representing 450,000 shares and warrants representing 1,025,000 shares were antidilutive and, therefore, excluded from the diluted share calculation .
[3] For the year ended December 31, 2017, stock payable representing 205,000 shares were anti-dilutive. For the year ended December 31, 2016, stock payable representing 200,000 shares were anti-dilutive.