Definition: This entry is the total natural gas produced in cubic meters (cu m). The discrepancy between the amount of natural gas produced and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is due to the omission of stock changes and other complicating factors.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Natural gas - production map
U.S. Hopes Boom in Natural Gas Can Curb Putin
New York Times - 3/7/2014 11:40:12 AM
Putin, over Ukraine and Europe. The crisis has escalated a State Department initiative to use a new boom in American natural gas supplies as a lever against Russia, which supplies 60 percent of Ukraine’s natural gas and has a history of ...
Central Europe countries appeal for US gas
Financial Times - 3/8/2014 2:34:59 AM
In the US new drilling techniques have enabled a boom in oil and gas production from shale rock formations, helping the country to surpass Russia to become the world’s biggest natural gas producer. Energy security is not only a day-to-day issue for ...
Counter Putin by Liberating U.S. Natural Gas
The Wall Street Journal - 3/7/2014 8:34:05 AM
the amount of natural gas we produce and export barely scratches the surface of its potential. That's attributable in large part to the U.S. Department of Energy, which maintains an approval process that is excruciatingly slow and amounts to a ...
America's Natural Gas Lever
New York Times - 3/7/2014 11:11:34 AM
STANFORD, Calif. — The news that the Obama administration wants to use America’s new natural gas abundance as a lever against Russia offers a chance to change a long-term dynamic in Europe, which allows an undemocratic petrostate to dictate ...
Gas reserves sufficient only for 16 years, NA told
Dawn - 3/6/2014 2:01:34 AM
ISLAMABAD: The present reserves of natural gas in the country are sufficient for only 16 years. This information was placed before the National Assembly by Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in reply to a ...
Boehner’s plan to save Ukraine: It’s full of gas
Washington Post - 3/6/2014 11:58:41 PM
In addition to 22 existing terminals, six more are under construction, according to GIE’s February 2014 map. The whole idea is to be able to import LNG from Qatar, Australia, Nigeria and Algeria, as well as the United States. Yet European imports of LNG ...
Lift Restrictions on Natural Gas Exports to NATO Allies in the Baltics
The Heritage Foundation - 3/5/2014 11:59:52 PM
The United States has been experiencing a boom in energy production ... liquefied natural gas (LNG) to hungry markets abroad. However, legal and regulatory hurdles make it unnecessarily difficult for American companies to export LNG to many countries ...
Is Natural Gas the Weapon of the Future?
The Motley Fool - 3/6/2014 2:40:20 PM
The best offense is a good defense ... we could see the idea raised of changing U.S. energy policy to export crude and increase the number of countries that could receive gas exports." "If this were a situation where we wanted to use our natural ...
Will more US natural gas to Europe help 'keep Putin in check'? Doubtful.
The Christian Science Monitor - 3/5/2014 11:59:52 PM
To that end, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio on Thursday urged President Obama to ... Radically boosting exports would raise US natural gas prices, warn critics of the Boehner position. Energy experts, meanwhile, say approving new LNG ...
Boehner to Obama: Start Exporting Natural Gas
News Max - 3/7/2014 6:25:14 AM
"Under Mr. Putin, Russia has expanded its military and tightened its grip on its neighbors by aggressively making the most of its vast resources, exporting oil, coal and natural gas in massive quantities to Europe and elsewhere," Boehner wrote.
Shale gas/oil reserves: government expects to complete study by November-end
Business Recorder - 3/8/2014 11:13:22 PM
We would have to follow the same trend and this can not happen overnight ... tight and low BTU gas reserves in collaboration with USAID and hopefully will complete this survey by the end of November 2014," the official added. The first-ever tight gas ...
Research and Markets: India Natural Gas Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019
Yahoo Finance UK and Ireland - 3/7/2014 5:38:07 PM
The demand for natural gas is majorly driven by power generation segment, due to increasing gas based power plants and availability of natural gas to existing plants, which are currently operating below the design capacity. The LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas ...
Frack You, Putin! Could the U.S. Battle Russia With Natural Gas Exports?
Slate - 3/8/2014 2:34:59 AM
Much of Europe was already looking at ways to diversify its gas supplies. That process could accelerate if Putin did decide to turn off the gas spigot as an act of retribution. The Ukraine crisis has left the United States and its Western allies feeling a ...
Pakistan may run out of gas in less than 20 years: experts
Business Recorder - 3/8/2014 10:59:03 PM
Sanity demands that earlier we move forward to overcome the impediments; the better it would be for the country, its people and the industry at large. Oil and gas industry's gurus and analysts believe that energy starved countries should not rely on the ...
Colorado Senator, Challenger Push for Gas Exports
Wall Street Journal - 3/6/2014 6:43:43 PM
Seizing on the crisis in Ukraine, both Democratic Colorado Sen. Mark Udall and his Republican challenger, Rep. Cory Gardner, are pushing bills to speed up U.S. natural-gas exports, joining a number of oil-state lawmakers advocating the move as a ...