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
Natural Gas Production Falls Short in China
New York Times - 8/21/2014 10:05:21 PM
Replacing coal with natural gas has also been central to Beijing’s hopes to limit emissions of global warming gases in China, the world’s largest ... leaving the country still heavily dependent on imports and coal. After 40 million years of powerful ...
China walks tightrope over natural gas prices, supply: Russell
Reuters - 8/21/2014 8:57:56 AM
The two developments show the tightrope Beijing is trying to walk by increasing natural gas prices ... China's efforts to ramp up shale gas production have largely disappointed, despite the country technically having the world's largest reserves.
Liquefaction of natural gas in Mozambique requires initial investment of US$30 billion
Macauhub - 8/21/2014 10:09:31 AM
Initial production of liquid natural gas (LNG) in the Rovuma basin is expected to total 20 million tons per year, Mozambique’s Minister of Mineral Resources, Esperança Bias told the country’s ... economy by reducing fuel imports and even launching ...
China’s Natural Gas Demand Set to Triple by 2040
Opalesque Hedge Fund News - 8/22/2014 1:11:27 AM
There is a big question mark over how the country will meet that need, but the EIA says the vast majority of it will come from two sources: domestic production and liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports………………………………………..
Lithuania signs gas supply contract with Norway's Statoil
Xinhua News Agency - 8/21/2014 2:27:13 PM
VILNIUS, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- Lithuanian gas supplier and trader Litgas signed a Liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply agreement with Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil on Thursday, expected to increase the Baltic country's energy security. "I am pleased ...
Nicosia will enter talks with Cairo over natural gas sale
Famagusta Gazette - 8/21/2014 4:54:33 AM
Lakkotrypis explained that Egypt is currently suffering from a severe energy crisis and is “desperately seeking for natural gas imports.” He said that he ... the course and plannings of the two countries with regard to hyrdrocarbon exploration and ...
Talks with Egypt on potential natural gas sale after ENI-KOGAS drilling results
Cyprus Mail - 8/21/2014 3:35:49 AM
Lakkotrypis said Egypt was currently suffering from a severe energy crisis and is “desperately seeking natural gas imports.” He said that he briefed ... which discussed the course and planning of the two countries with regard to hyrdrocarbons ...
Greece seeks EU gas back-up plan in case of disruptions via Ukraine
Reuters - 8/21/2014 1:29:57 PM
Russia cut off natural gas supplies to Ukraine on June 16 in a dispute over unpaid bills, prompting concerns about possible disruptions to flows of gas which transits Ukraine en route to Europe. Greece imports ... and other Balkan countries could be ...
Infographic: Fracking Imports and Exports in Europe — Natural Gas Reserves, Production, and Consumption by Country
Circle of Blue - 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 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/12/2014 11:56:08 PM
Using data from British Petroleum’s 2013 statistical review of world energy, we calculated the countries ... With large oil and natural gas reserves and close proximity, Canada is the United States’ primary supplier of energy imports.
Turkey signs credit deal for stake in Shah Deniz gas field
worldbulletin.net - 8/21/2014 10:59:37 AM
A $1 billion credit deal to finance Turkish Petroleum Corporation's (TPAO) purchase two months ago of French company TOTAL's 10 percent share in one of the largest gas fields in the world - the ... Turkey’s imports of natural gas fell slightly in 2013 ...
Domestic U.S. gas production boom allows sharp cuts in LNG imports from Qatar
World Tribune - 8/18/2014 4:03:50 PM
In a report said U.S. imports of Qatari LNG dropped by 63 percent in 2012 and 78 percent in 2013. “The changes reflect growing domestic natural gas production in the United States, a decrease in LNG demand in some European countries, and strong ...
Is US Producing More Natural Gas Than Any Country in The World?
NewsBlaze - 2/14/2012 11:54:33 PM
Deputy Assistant Secretary Robert F. Cekuta today said the United States produced more natural gas than any country in the world in 2010; more than all the countries of the Middle East combined. In his remarks at the 2nd U.S.-Indonesia Energy Investment ...
World Bank Will Ask Oil Companies to Stop Flaring Gas by 2030
Bloomberg - 6/18/2014 2:24:22 PM
... s proposing to pump gas to Kuwait to reduce the country’s liquefied natural gas imports. “That would be a big step forward for the world,” Dudley said in an interview. He downplayed the World Bank initiative. “Zero is like saying never or ...
Philippines set to start LNG imports by early next year
Business Recorder - 6/9/2014 9:48:43 AM
MANILA: Australia-listed Energy World Corp Ltd expects its nearly $1 billion liquefied natural gas hub and power plant in the Philippines to be running by early 2015, paving the way to a new market for imports ... unit operates the country's sole natural ...