Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)


COVER PAGE - shares
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2019
Jul. 26, 2019
Cover page.    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2019  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 000-19514  
Entity Registrant Name Gulfport Energy Corp  
Entity Central Index Key 0000874499  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Entity Tax Identification Number 73-1521290  
Entity Address, Address Line One 3001 Quail Springs Parkway  
Entity Address, City or Town Oklahoma City,  
Entity Address, State or Province OK  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 73134  
City Area Code 405  
Local Phone Number 252-4600  
Title of 12(b) Security Common stock, par value $0.01 per share  
Trading Symbol GPOR  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   159,396,017