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Sep. 30, 2018
Nov. 06, 2018
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name NORTHERN OIL & GAS, INC.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001104485  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   385,680,827
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Small Business false  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2018