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Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - shares
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2020
Jun. 24, 2020
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001347652  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2020  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Small Business true  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   13,651,521