Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)


Cover - shares
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2020
Aug. 14, 2020
Cover [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name VIKING ENERGY GROUP, INC.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001102432  
Document Type 10-Q/A  
Amendment Flag true  
Amendment Description This Amendment No. 1 to the Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q (the "Amended Report") for the quarter ended June 30, 2020, of Viking Energy Group, Inc. (the "Company") amends the Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q that was originally filed by the Company on August 20, 2020 (the "Original Report"), to (i) clarify the Company's current percentage ownership of one of its subsidiaries in the "Plan of Operations" section of Part I, Item 2; and (ii) clarify the Company's current liabilities in the "Results of Continuing Operations" section of Part I, Item 2. No other changes have been made to the Original Report, and this Amended Report is presented as of the filing date of the Original Report and does not reflect events occurring after that date or modify or update disclosures in any way other than as described herein.  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2020  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020  
Entity Common Stock Shares Outstanding   210,656,343
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes