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
Brazil increases natural gas imports from Bolivia to restart power plant
Platts - 4/17/2014 4:49:29 PM
Brazil's Petrobras has signed a short-term contract with Bolivian counterpart YPFB to increase natural gas ... World Cup, which will be hosted in 12 cities across Brazil in June and July. Brazil last rationed electricity in 2002, when the country was ...
Russian Gas Exports and Western Encroachments on Russia
The Energy Collective - 4/16/2014 11:53:01 PM
Bringing Ukraine under NATO and EU influence would mean the Russian navy stationed in the Crimea since 1783 would be replaced with a NATO navy, and the transit of Russian natural gas exports ... on world markets. About 10 West European countries, including ...
Natural Gas Exports Will Raise Prices, And Soon
Santa Monica Mirror - 4/19/2014 3:42:41 PM
Californians should well remember LNG, natural gas frozen into a fluid state near its source and then shipped around the world for use in places that ... Monica all died because companies promoting LNG imports never proved the state would ever need gas ...
Israel's natural gas ambitions could face Russian opposition
YNET News - 4/15/2014 11:54:12 PM
Russia's energy giant Gazprom has long been a key provider of natural gas to Europe accounting for 38.7% of Europe's gas imports in 2007 ... any idea that will increase the supply of gas to the country, even if it means soothing ties with recent regional ...
Europe may replace Russian gas with US coal
The Daily Caller - 4/17/2014 3:02:07 PM
U.S. coal exports have been booming in recent years due to rising demand around the world ... all while imports have fallen 75 percent over that time period. “Some European countries are using U.S. coal to help displace Russian natural gas and neutralize ...
EU Warns Russia Not to Risk Its Role as Gas Supplier
The Wall Street Journal - 4/17/2014 12:10:19 PM
The EU meets around a quarter of its gas needs from Russian imports, around half of which reach ... Mr. Putin also warned that Russia could eventually cut natural gas supplies to Ukraine if the country failed to pay its gas bills, and that European ...
The Ukraine Crisis and Eastern Mediterranean Gas
GMF Blog Expert Commentary - 4/16/2014 11:53:01 PM
Commentators frequently refer to the prospect of gas imports ... natural gas off the shore of an EU member state, the Republic of Cyprus, and of Israel, which has an association agreement with the EU, attracts considerable interest especially in countries ...
Minister Sees Iran as "Likely Winner" of Gas Price Row with Turkey
tasnimnews.com - 4/15/2014 11:54:12 PM
Last month, Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said Turkey may double natural gas imports from Iran if the two countries can agree on a price Iran owns the world’s largest natural gas reserves and is Turkey’s second biggest gas supplier after Russia.
LNG terminal in Pascagoula poised to be a player if boom hits
Sun Herald - 4/20/2014 3:31:21 AM
The shale boom nationwide has given the United States the potential of being a major player in the world ... liquefied natural gas. But the market changed as U.S. gas production has jumped in recent years and there has been no need for imports.
Why Are U.S. Oil Imports Falling?
Time - 4/17/2014 5:46:45 PM
According to more EIA data, total spending by oil (and natural ... of oil in the world, and spent $427 billion on imports in 2013. The U.S spent almost as much on imports in 2013 as the sixth through tenth largest oil importing countries (Korea, The ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Case for LNG Exports: An Escalating Global Demand for Natural Gas
The Motley Fool - 9/25/2013 4:45:03 AM
Not surprisingly, China leads the pack for natural gas demand. In absolute numbers, the country's natural gas ... for 51% of China's natural gas imports, followed by Qatar at 16% and Australia at about 12%. But the world's largest energy consumer is ...
China's natural gas imports increase by 14%
worldbulletin.net - 2/6/2014 5:26:34 AM
becoming the world's third-largest gas user. Experts say that the country's dependency on natural gas imports will continue to increase as fossil fuel consumption dwindles in a bid to improve air quality. The report estimates that China's total domestic ...
EU gas imports from Russia could drop a quarter by 2020
Thomson Reuters - 4/9/2014 3:11:36 PM
Lithuania, another Baltic country that relies entirely on Russian imports, also plans to introduce a floating LNG facility that will allow imports of 2-4 billion cubic metres of natural gas per year from 2015. Deeper into southeastern Europe, where Russia ...