Document And Entity Information - shares
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
May 09, 2019
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2019  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Entity Registrant Name LILIS ENERGY, INC.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001437557  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   91,699,916