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Document and Entity Information - shares
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2018
Aug. 09, 2018
Entity Registrant Name Osprey Energy Acquisition Corp  
Entity Central Index Key 0001703785  
Trading Symbol OSPRU  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2018  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Class B Common Stock    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   6,875,000
Class A Common Stock    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   27,500,000