Definition: This entry is the total natural gas imported in cubic meters (cu m).
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Natural gas - imports map
South Korea LNG Imports Climbs 29 Percent as Domestic Use Rises
Businessweek - 5/13/2013 11:53:00 PM
The average price paid declined to $742.62 per ton from $790.73 a year ago. South Korea buys most of its LNG under multiyear contracts from suppliers including Qatar, Indonesia and Oman. April’s purchases included a spot shipment of 61,189 ...
Freeport Gas Export Project Gets U.S. Energy Department Nod (1)
Businessweek - 5/17/2013 10:22:21 PM
Natural gas is cooled to a liquid so that it can be transported by tanker to overseas markets ... George Biltz, Dow’s vice president for energy and climate change, said the U.S. should neither block exports entirely nor open the floodgates ...
3 Foreign Companies Invest in U.S. Project to Export Liquid Gas
Dealbook - 5/17/2013 11:26:47 PM
In a sign that the United States shale gas boom is making global waves, two Japanese conglomerates and a big French energy player signed agreements on Friday to invest up to $7 billion in a liquefied natural gas project in Louisiana. The ...
Ukraine Imports Record Amount of Gas from the EU
Yahoo! Finance - 5/16/2013 10:49:11 AM
In April 2013 the Eastern European country ... meters of natural gas per day during November-December 2012. Currently Ukrainian and Slovak parties are negotiating the Interconnection Agreement. Today Ukraine launched gas import from Slovakia ...
German natural gas import prices below NCG Day-ahead in March
ICIS Chemical Business - 5/17/2013 3:55:48 PM
The average German import price for natural gas dropped slightly year on year in March and settled below spot prices recorded at the country's trading hubs, data published by the Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA) shows.
Changing the oil game – Shale gas
Hill Post - 5/18/2013 11:51:14 AM
Even though countries like Saudi Arabia, Mexico and Venezuela have supported America in meeting its ... However, American shale gas which is considered to be equivalent to Iran’s oil reserves may be able to rescue America’s pioneering spirit.
South Korea imports Iranian natural gas liquids in April
Peninsula - 5/15/2013 9:34:37 PM
SEOUL: South Korea imported natural gas liquids from Iran for the second straight month in April, customs data showed yesterday, though a source with direct knowledge of the matter said it was part of a delayed shipment from an earlier contract.
Energy Department approves expanded LNG exports
Washington Post - 5/18/2013 6:07:39 AM
Lisa Murkowski (Alaska). The Freeport terminal is half owned by ConocoPhillips and half by a group of four limited partners headed by chief executive Michael Smith. The department granted the first authorization to export 2.2 billion cubic feet ...
Energy Department approves natural gas export permit
Denver Post - 5/18/2013 6:00:29 AM
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday cleared the way for broader natural-gas exports by approving a $10 billion facility in Texas, a milestone in the U.S. transition into a major supplier of energy for world markets. The decision ...
Natural-Gas Exports Loom Large Over Washington
Yahoo! News - 5/15/2013 4:30:59 AM
During the hiatus, a debate has been brewing over the fuel’s environmental footprint ... That vote is probably the most substantive thing Congress will do on this issue because current law puts the decision-making power almost entirely within the ...
UPDATE 1-Mexico's Pemex opens contract bids for Ramones gas pipeline project
Reuters - 5/14/2013 2:44:48 AM
In a statement, the company said the second phase of Ramones will cover 460 miles (740 km) spanning five northern-central Mexican states, and help the country ... gas play in southern Texas. Pemex says the project will boost natural gas import ...
Energy Department OKs Second Natural Gas Export Project
US News and World Report - 5/17/2013 10:08:02 PM
The Department of Energy conditionally approved an application to export liquefied natural gas to countries that lack free-trade agreements with the United States Friday, opening up the U.S. to play a larger role in the global energy space.
Ukraine starts test gas imports from Slovakia
Interfax Information Agency - 5/15/2013 1:56:29 PM
Poland pumped a record volume of gas of 102 million cubic meters into the country's gas transportation system ... and Hungary amounted to about 291 million cubic meters. Imports of Russian natural gas to Ukraine in April amounted to 800.8 million cubic ...
US approves second terminal to export natural gas
Economic Times - 5/16/2013 11:56:36 PM
NSE has sought approval to track the performance of an algorithmic trading strategy and specify actions that need ... approved a second US terminal to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to non-free trade agreement countries, further expanding ...
Mexico shift to LNG drives gas costs higher
Reuters - 5/9/2013 4:12:27 PM
LONDON/MEXICO CITY, May 9 (Reuters) - Mexico is stepping up imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG ... end of 2014 as major pipeline expansion works allow more U.S. gas into the country. That said, CFE is also re-negotiating its long-term ...