v3.19.1
DEI Document - shares
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2019
May 02, 2019
Entity Information [Line Items]    
Entity Registrant Name Energy Transfer LP  
Entity Central Index Key 0001276187  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2019  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   2,619,671,892
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Small Business false