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Document And Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2017
Nov. 13, 2017
Document Information [Line Items]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2017  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Entity Registrant Name LILIS ENERGY, INC.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001437557  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Trading Symbol LLEX  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   53,300,332