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Revolving Credit Agreement (Details)

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Revolving Credit Agreement (Details)
1 Months Ended 6 Months Ended 7 Months Ended
Oct. 14, 2015
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Aug. 26, 2015
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May 13, 2015
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Feb. 20, 2014
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Jun. 30, 2015
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Jun. 30, 2017
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partner
Jun. 30, 2016
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Jun. 30, 2017
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partner
Dec. 31, 2016
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Aug. 21, 2015
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Jun. 01, 2015
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May 31, 2015
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Apr. 13, 2015
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Line of Credit Facility [Line Items]                          
Amortization of debt financing costs           $ 6,237 $ 20,412            
Interest expense           $ 18,308 $ 22,412            
Aurora                          
Line of Credit Facility [Line Items]                          
Non-controlling interest, number of owners | partner           2   2          
Revolving Credit Facility                          
Line of Credit Facility [Line Items]                          
Line of credit facility, fair value of amount outstanding           $ 254,500   $ 254,500 $ 564,263        
Revolving Credit Facility | Forbearance Agreement                          
Line of Credit Facility [Line Items]                          
Forbearance agreement, payment of borrowing base deficiency $ 50,000 $ 76,081                      
Forbearance agreement, required payment of borrowing base deficiency due to expiration                   $ 260,000      
Forbearance agreement, periodic borrowing base deficiency payment           $ 20,000   20,000          
Forbearance agreement, borrowing base deficiency payment               $ 316,000          
Texas Capital Bank | Letter of Credit                          
Line of Credit Facility [Line Items]                          
Maximum borrowing capacity       $ 25,000,000                  
Texas Capital Bank | Revolving Credit Facility                          
Line of Credit Facility [Line Items]                          
Current borrowing capacity       $ 1,450,000                  
Debt instrument interest rate       0.50%                  
Decrease in borrowing base                         $ 300,000
Monthly decrease in borrowing base                     $ 10,000 $ 0 $ 10,000
Payment for decrease in maximum borrowing capacity         $ 10,000                
Failure to make required payment for decrease in maximum borrowing capacity     $ 300,000                    
Line of credit facility, number of wells added for collateral due to amount outstanding exceeding maximum borrowing capacity | well     5                    
Texas Capital Bank | Revolving Credit Facility | Aurora | Minimum                          
Line of Credit Facility [Line Items]                          
Debt covenant, cash interest ratio       3.5                  
Debt covenant, current ratio       1.0                  
Texas Capital Bank | Revolving Credit Facility | Letter of Credit                          
Line of Credit Facility [Line Items]                          
Debt instrument interest rate       2.00%                  
Texas Capital Bank | Revolving Credit Facility | Loans                          
Line of Credit Facility [Line Items]                          
Debt instrument interest rate       1.00%                  
Debt instrument, collateral, percentage of interest in subsidiary       100.00%