Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2011
Mar. 13, 2012
Jun. 30, 2011
Document and Entity Information      
Entity Registrant Name Global Clean Energy Holdings, Inc.    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2011    
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Central Index Key 0000748790    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   285,062,812  
Entity Public Float     $ 6,533,256
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2011    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY