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Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2016
May. 11, 2016
Jun. 30, 2015
Document and Entity Information:      
Entity Registrant Name Global Clean Energy Holdings, Inc.    
Document Type 10-Q    
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2016    
Trading Symbol gceh    
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Central Index Key 0000748790    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   341,405,545  
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 2016    
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1    
Entity Public Float     $ 2,713,500