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6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2016
Aug. 01, 2016
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   64,595,119
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2016