Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Basis of Presentation and Significant Accounting Policies (Details Narrative)

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Basis of Presentation and Significant Accounting Policies (Details Narrative) - USD ($)
3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2018
Jun. 30, 2018
Sep. 30, 2017
Jun. 30, 2017
Sep. 30, 2018
Sep. 30, 2017
Dec. 31, 2017
Sep. 20, 2017
Dec. 31, 2016
Cash and cash equivalents $ 3,909,775   $ 21,694,871   $ 3,909,775 $ 21,694,871 $ 8,826,076   $ 1,731,364
Working capital deficit 28,300,000       28,300,000        
Debt instrument principal amount 8,500,000       8,500,000        
Proceeds from sale of equipment         2,927,538      
Gain on sale of equipment         291,978      
Impairment of fixed assets 19,665,000 $ 3,700,000 23,350,445      
Revenue $ 14,932,506 [1]   13,120,229 $ 13,120,229 [1] $ 50,922,478 [1] $ 24,210,545 [1]      
Percentage on tax benefit likely of being realized upon settlement with the applicable taxing authority         more than 50%        
Services Revenue [Member] | Two Major Customers [Member]                  
Percentage of concentration of credit risk             74.00%    
Services Revenue [Member] | Two Customers [Member]                  
Percentage of concentration of credit risk         95.00% 99.00%      
Accounts Receivable [Member] | Two Customers [Member]                  
Percentage of concentration of credit risk         98.00% 100.00%      
United States [Member]                  
Impairment of fixed assets              
Percentage of concentration of credit risk         79.00%        
Revenue     $ 7,369,376 [1]   $ 40,200,000 $ 10,462,098 [1]      
Argentina [Member]                  
Percentage of concentration of credit risk         21.00%        
Revenue         $ 10,700,000        
Warrant [Member]                  
Anti-dilutive securities         100,000 100,000      
Convertion of Series A Preferred [Member]                  
Anti-dilutive securities         11,927,142 725,657      
Debt conversion price per share               $ 1.40  
Viking Rock Holding, AS [Member]                  
Ownership interest rate percentage 100.00%       100.00%        
Viking Rock, AS [Member]                  
Ownership interest rate percentage 100.00%       100.00%        
Cherokee Rock, Inc. [Member]                  
Ownership interest rate percentage 100.00%       100.00%        
EcoStim, Inc. [Member]                  
Ownership interest rate percentage 100.00%       100.00%        
EcoStim Energy Solutions Argentina, SA [Member]                  
Ownership interest rate percentage 100.00%       100.00%        
[1] U.S. activity began in February 2017 with start-up expenses being incurred. The Company began recognizing U.S. revenue in late May 2017. Intersegment transactions included in revenues were not significant for any of the periods presented.