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Document and Entity Information

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Document and Entity Information (USD $)
In Millions, except Share data, unless otherwise specified
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2014
Feb. 17, 2015
Jun. 30, 2014
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 Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Entity Public Float     $ 932.9dei_EntityPublicFloat
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   61,065,591dei_EntityCommonStockSharesOutstanding  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2014    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Type 10-K    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2014