General form of registration statement for all companies including face-amount certificate companies

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3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2012
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]  
Entity Registrant Name ARETE INDUSTRIES INC
Entity Central Index Key 0000820901
Document Type S-1
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2012
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Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company