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Summary Significant Accounting Policies - Schedule of Net Earnings (Loss) Per Common Share (Details)

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Summary Significant Accounting Policies - Schedule of Net Earnings (Loss) Per Common Share (Details) - USD ($)
3 Months Ended 6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2018
Jun. 30, 2017
Jun. 30, 2018
Jun. 30, 2017
Accounting Policies [Abstract]        
Net loss available to stockholders $ (1,528,456) $ (1,257,778) $ (2,390,301) $ (3,417,277)
Basic net income allocable to participating securities [1]
Loss available to Foothills Exploration, Inc.'s stockholders $ (1,528,456) $ (1,257,778) $ (2,390,301) $ (3,417,277)
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding-Basic 14,941,836 14,181,865 14,921,345 14,076,518
Options and warrants [2]
Stock Payable [3] 4,491,111 120,000 4,491,111 120,000
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding-Diluted 19,432,947 14,301,865 19,412,456 14,196,518
Net income (loss) per share Basic $ (0.10) $ (0.09) $ (0.16) $ (0.24)
Net income (loss) per share Diluted $ (0.08) $ (0.09) $ (0.12) $ (0.24)
[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 three and six months ended June 30, 2018, "out of the money" stock options representing 2,050,000 and 2,050,000 shares and warrants representing 2,683,515 and 2,683,515 shares were antidilutive and, therefore, excluded from the diluted share calculation. For the three and six months ended June 30, 2017, "out of the money" stock options representing 2,050,000 and 2,050,000 shares and warrants representing 1,270,000 and 1,270,000 shares were antidilutive and, therefore, excluded from the diluted share calculation.
[3] For the three and six months ended June 30, 2018, stock payable representing 4,491,111 and 4,491,111 shares were anti-dilutive. For the three and six months ended June 30, 2017, stock payable representing 120,000 and 120,000 shares were anti-dilutive.