Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2012
Feb. 20, 2013
Jun. 29, 2012
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]      
Document Type 10-K    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2012    
Entity Registrant Name GULFPORT ENERGY CORP    
Entity Central Index Key 0000874499    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2012    
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   77,339,886  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Public Float     $ 1,148,840,242.35