Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2023
Oct. 27, 2023
Cover [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2023  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 001-14039  
Entity Registrant Name Callon Petroleum Co  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Entity Tax Identification Number 64-0844345  
Entity Address, Address Line One One Briarlake Plaza  
Entity Address, Address Line Two 2000 W. Sam Houston Parkway S., Suite 2000  
Entity Address, City or Town Houston,  
Entity Address, State or Province TX  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 77042  
City Area Code (281)  
Local Phone Number 589-5200  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, $0.01 par value  
Trading Symbol CPE  
Security Exchange Name NYSE  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   67,773,848
Entity Central Index Key 0000928022  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2023  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Amendment Flag false