Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Aug. 31, 2019
Dec. 16, 2019
Feb. 28, 2019
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]      
Entity Registrant Name PETROTEQ ENERGY INC.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001561180    
Document Type 10-K    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Aug. 31, 2019    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --08-31    
Entity Well Known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer    
Entity Small Business true    
Entity Emerging Growth Company true    
Entity Ex Transition Period false    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   197,938,969  
Entity Public Float     $ 0
Entity File Number 000-55991    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code A6