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9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2020
Dec. 16, 2020
Document and Entity Information:    
Entity Registrant Name Global Clean Energy Holdings, Inc.  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2020  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Central Index Key 0000748790  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   358,499,606
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity File Number 0-12627  
Is Entity Incorporation State Country Code DE