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Oil and natural gas properties, net of accumulated impairment (under successful efforts accounting) - Narrative (Details)

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Oil and natural gas properties, net of accumulated impairment (under successful efforts accounting) - Narrative (Details)
1 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 6 Months Ended
Apr. 30, 2016
USD ($)
well
Jun. 30, 2016
USD ($)
Jun. 30, 2015
USD ($)
Jun. 30, 2016
USD ($)
Jun. 30, 2015
USD ($)
Extractive Industries [Abstract]          
Depletion, depreciation, and amortization   $ 28,267 $ 175,815 $ 76,286 $ 251,014
Impairment of oil and natural gas properties   0 300,891 0 306,387
Gain (loss) on disposition of oil and gas property $ 0 $ 64,824 $ 0 $ 64,824 $ 0
Trilogy Operating, Inc. v. Aurora Energy Partners          
Loss Contingencies [Line Items]          
Number of wells, assigned interest | well 7