• Filing Date: 2017-05-11
  • Form Type: 10-Q
  • Description: Quarterly report
Document and Entity Information - shares
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2017
May 11, 2017
Document And Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name Yuma Energy, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001672326  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2017  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Is Entity a Well-known Seasoned Issuer? No  
Is Entity a Voluntary Filer? No  
Is Entity's Reporting Status Current? Yes  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   12,540,747
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017