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
33.4% YoY growth: China imports hit record 2.47m mt of natural gas via pipelines in 2014
customstoday.com.pk - 1/26/2015 1:14:22 PM
data released late Saturday by the country’s General Administration of Customs showed. The customs department reports natural gas trade data in metric tons, similar to LNG imports. December’s pipeline imports equate to about 3.41 Bcm. China’s gas ...
Egypt awards $2.2 billion LNG tender to four foreign firms - state gas board
en.aswatmasriya.com - 1/25/2015 9:08:00 PM
Declining production and increasing consumption has turned the Arab world's most populous country from an energy ... but has had difficulty securing imports because it lacks a terminal to process LNG, which is natural gas chilled into a liquid state.
Energy Security, Geopolitics and the China-Russia Gas Deals
The Jamestown Foundation - 1/23/2015 11:09:04 AM
China’s Quest for Energy Security While the world media and expert ... In recent years, China’s natural gas and LNG imports have grown rapidly. With the forecast that China will consume as much gas as EU countries combined by 2035, there is a worldwide ...
Releasing the Promise of American Natural Gas | Commentary
Roll Call Online - 1/26/2015 2:54:35 PM
Only a decade ago, experts feared America was running out of this critical energy resource, and we were growing increasingly reliant on foreign imports ... In fact, America is now the world’s No. 1 natural gas producer. With America’s new wealth ...
World price of oil -- where is OPEC now?
American Thinker - 1/27/2015 7:15:16 AM
In fact, the US is now the world’s largest producer of crude oil and US imports of oil have dropped to the lowest ... In the 1980s, the price of natural gas was so high and the price of oil so low that liquefied natural gas (LNG) did not really enter ...
Algeria lifts oil production, may tap shale gas
petroglobalnews.com - 1/24/2015 11:53:49 PM
... to hold the third largest shale gas reserves in the world. Oil and gas currently account for about 97 percent of the total value of the country’s exports. Algeria is the leading natural gas producer in Africa and the second largest natural gas ...
Mena energy subsidies fall by $60bn
The National - 1/25/2015 7:20:37 PM
Qatar, the world’s biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas, last year raised the price of diesel by 50 per cent. Kuwait, the only Gulf country expected to post ... so they would be competitive with imports and also to be able to do more exports and ...
U.K. Lawmakers Panel Calls For Moratorium on Shale Gas Fracking
Wall Street Journal - 1/24/2015 11:53:49 PM
... is eager to replicate the U.S. shale gas revolution because domestic natural gas production offshore in the North Sea is declining and the country increasingly relies on imports. Large European energy companies, including France’s Total SA and GDF ...
Japan’s nuclear-power fears might spur exports of U.S. natural gas
The Tribune - 1/26/2015 5:36:14 AM
Opponents want the nuclear plants permanently closed, saying they’re too fragile to withstand the country’s many earthquakes ... demands in Japan — already the world’s largest importer of liquefied natural gas — will lead to more hydraulic ...
Ghana to make economic strides with natural gas
United Press International - 1/27/2015 1:20:20 PM
ACCRA, Ghana, Jan. 27 (UPI) --Ghana's first major natural gas project is expected to help with substantial economic development in the West African country, energy companies ... Described by the World Bank as a national priority, the combined development ...
World Week Ahead: Until Fed Adjudicates, It’s ECB Bazooka vs. Greek Rebellion
The Wall Street Journal - 1/26/2015 5:32:04 PM
Syriza wanting to renege on the terms of the country’s ... of the industrialized world. That’s a legacy of the long-running (if now greatly diminished) mining boom; a function of its fiscal inefficiency and dependency on imports; and a sign that ...
Kenya delays signing Qatar imports deal after gas discovery
Business Daily Africa - 1/26/2015 6:57:58 PM
Kenya is delaying signing a deal for the importation of natural gas from Qatar following the discovery of the commodity in the country. The Energy ministry says the July discovery of commercially viable gas in Wajir has slowed down the deal with Qatar for ...
Iran exports of gas condensates worth USD8b
MENAFN - 1/26/2015 1:14:22 PM
Iran possesses the world's largest natural gas reserves. South Pars is estimated to contain ... Qatar's Central Bank (QCB) said that the country's real estate market profits have eased down in December compared to the previous month, with the real estate ...
Top 10 Countries by Proved Natural Gas Reserves (and Their Production Rates)
explorationworld.com - 9/14/2014 11:52:53 PM
The UAE currently imports ... feet of natural gas in 2012. 6. Turkmenistan – 265 trillion cubic feet in proved reserves A country that seems almost conspicuously absent from geopolitical discussion considering its vast natural gas reserves, Turkmenistan ...
Egypt considers gas imports from Israel - minister
Reuters - 1/14/2015 5:50:28 AM
Egypt is going through its worst energy crisis in decades and is seeking fresh sources of natural gas, which powers most of its ... Oil Minister Sharif Ismail said gas imports from Israel were a possibility, when asked in an interview by the state-owned ...