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6 Months Ended
Feb. 29, 2020
May 29, 2020
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name PETROTEQ ENERGY INC.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001561180  
Document Type 10-Q/A  
Amendment Flag true  
Amendment Description The sole purpose of this Amendment No. 1 to our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended February 29, 2020, is to furnish Exhibit 101 to the Form 10-Q in accordance with Rule 405 of Regulation S-T.No other changes have been made to the Form 10-Q.  This Amendment No. 1 to the Form 10-Q speaks as of the original filing date of the Form 10-Q, does not reflect events that may have occurred subsequent to the original filing date, and does not modify or update in any way disclosures made in the original Form 10-Q.  
Document Period End Date Feb. 29, 2020  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --08-31  
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   203,036,092
Entity File Number 000-55991  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code A6