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
Gas import projects: Country must woo foreign investors
tribune.com.pk - 12/1/2013 1:34:03 PM
ISLAMABAD: Compressed natural gas (CNG) has been used as a vehicle fuel for decades. At present, about 5 million vehicles are estimated to be running on CNG worldwide. Many countries including India and Bangladesh don’t have any indigenous ...
China grapples with natural-gas shortage
Marketwatch - 12/4/2013 2:53:24 AM
Seasonal factors and sustained smog have both played a role in the shortage. A CNPC manager said that a great deal of the pressure to guarantee gas supplies came from state-level orders linked to energy restructuring, which stem largely from air ...
Greece OKs major natural gas pipeline to Europe
The Christian Science Monitor - 12/4/2013 5:33:52 PM
The Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) cleared an important hurdle on December 2nd when the Greek Parliament ratified a host agreement to allow access through Greek territory. The move was important for the pipeline, keeping the project on track to ...
China imported gas price hike may boost imports to cover shortage
Reuters - 11/29/2013 6:05:27 AM
The world's top energy user ... "It (the price increase) will help big gas importers like PetroChina mitigate their losses from selling Central Asia gas and LNG at below cost," Kwan said. For imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG), or super ...
India, Japan eye joint tenders for cheaper LNG
Yahoo! Finance - 12/4/2013 3:25:01 PM
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India and Japan are stepping up the pressure for cheaper liquefied ... and Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) insisting that multi-year supply contracts in their current form are necessary to ensure they can take on the risk of ...
Infographic: Fracking Imports and Exports in Europe — Natural Gas Reserves, Production, and Consumption by Country
circleofblue.org - 6/1/2011 11:59:53 PM
How do shale gas reserves measure up in European countries? The United Kingdom is the latest country to support hydraulic fracturing—the process of injecting water, chemicals, and sand at high pressure into rock formations to free up the oil and natural ...
Fall In U.S. Natural Gas Imports Causing Panic In Leading Exporting Countries
Daily Markets - 4/19/2010 11:56:59 PM
The world ‘s biggest natural gas exporters met Monday ... supply has reduced the need for U.S. natural gas imports. Shale rock gas is retrieved from tight rock formations and its U.S. boom led the country to extract more gas than Russia last year for ...
Expensive Natural Gas?: US, UK, France, Germany and Japan's Prices Compared
theenergycollective.com - 11/10/2013 11:53:05 PM
This has driven prices even higher. If at any moment this winter you begin to feel sorry for yourself about how expensive your natural gas is, please spare a thought for the Japanese. The winter fuel bill for US homes using natural gas last year was $598.
Demand skyrocketing, India, Japan eye joint tenders for cheaper liquefied natural gas
Financial Express - 12/4/2013 4:36:36 PM
with potential joint tenders as two of the world's biggest gas buyers try to ease the pain of high prices and rising demand. Asia is already the top destination for LNG supplies and economic expansion, nuclear plant shutdowns in Japan and South Korea and ...
The Case for LNG Exports: An Escalating Global Demand for Natural Gas
The Motley Fool - 9/24/2013 10:04:11 PM
In absolute numbers, the country's natural gas consumption is expected to shoot ... followed by Qatar at 16% and Australia at about 12%. But the world's largest energy consumer is least likely to depend on any one import source. With its new LNG facilities ...
U.S. steps up natural gas exports
CNN Money - 6/4/2013 2:01:24 PM
In Europe, they are three times higher than in the United ... a key energy source or material for making plastics and polymers, chemicals, steel, cement, fertilizer and other industrial products. Natural gas plays a role in the supply chain ...
Group steps up pressure to speed US okay of gas, coal exports
Reuters - 12/3/2013 4:44:57 PM
The NAM asked Bacchus to consider whether delays by the Department of Energy in issuing licenses to export liquefied natural gas to certain countries violate obligations under World Trade Organization ... years has been on import restrictions ...
Boosting Natural Gas Demand
energyandcapital.com - 12/4/2013 7:21:15 PM
and MTU Detroit Diesel engines. Caterpillar is going to have to ready itself for natural gas, especially as strict diesel regulations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency take effect in 2015. Filling stations are going to need to go up too ...
Gazprom discusses gas exports, pipelines with Italy
United Press International - 12/4/2013 10:53:00 AM
MOSCOW, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Russian natural gas company Gazprom said it discussed natural gas exports to Italy during meetings in Moscow with the Italian envoy to Russia. Gazprom Chairman Alexei Miller met Tuesday in Moscow with Italian Ambassador ...
The Big New Push to Export America’s Gas Bounty
New York Times - 10/24/2012 5:21:27 PM
Once dependent on natural gas imports, the United States has gone ... which often run through politically unstable countries. With the potential to ship anywhere in the world, energy companies are connecting regional natural gas markets to ...