|Rank||Country||Natural gas - consumption (cubic meters)|
|13||United Arab Emirates||59,080,000,000|
|32||Trinidad and Tobago||21,970,000,000|
|96||Congo, Republic of the||530,000,000|
|97||Bosnia and Herzegovina||390,000,000|
|102||Papua New Guinea||130,000,000|
|112||Antigua and Barbuda||0|
|128||Central African Republic||0|
|129||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||0|
|140||Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)||0|
|186||British Virgin Islands||0|
|193||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||0|
|197||Saint Pierre and Miquelon||0|
|198||Saint Kitts and Nevis||0|
|204||Turks and Caicos Islands||0|
|207||Sao Tome and Principe||0|
Definition: This entry is the total natural gas consumed in cubic meters (cu m). The discrepancy between the amount of natural gas produced and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is due to the omission of stock changes and other complicating factors.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Natural gas - consumption map
U.S. Hopes Boom in Natural Gas Can Curb Putin
New York Times - 3/6/2014 2:47:30 PM
Although Russia is still the world’s biggest exporter of natural gas, the United States recently surpassed it to become the world’s largest natural gas producer, largely because of breakthroughs in hydraulic fracturing technology ...
Iranian gas consumption is out of control
SteelGuru - 3/5/2014 3:14:20 AM
The country faces severe shortages because ... was said that “Should the current energy consumption procedure not change, by 2025 Iran will be the largest natural gas importer in the world.” Thawing relations with the West since the president, Mr ...
US Weighs Natural Gas Exports to Ukraine
Voice of America - 3/6/2014 6:22:15 PM
The United States appears to be rethinking its aversion to natural gas exports so it could help meet Ukraine's energy needs and weaken Ukraine's dependency on Russia for its gas supply. The top U.S. energy official, Ernest Moniz, said at an ...
Iran to become top gas importer by 2025
tradearabia.com - 3/2/2014 11:56:16 PM
Iran is on course to become the world's largest importer of natural ... has stunted gas exports. Meanwhile, domestic consumption is surging as the gas network has grown and more gas is needed to sustain output from ageing oilfields. The country faces ...
Will more US natural gas to Europe help 'keep Putin in check'? Doubtful.
The Christian Science Monitor - 3/6/2014 11:44:22 PM
“By becoming a natural gas exporter, the US can supplant the influence of other exporters, like Russia and Iran, while strengthening … our allies and trading partners around the world ... to foreign countries.” RECOMMENDED: Fracking.
Crisis Pressures U.S. on Gas Exports
The Wall Street Journal - 3/5/2014 7:49:20 PM
Vladimir Putin’s trump card against the West is its oil business ... To comply with the export law, the Energy Department must determine that a recipient of the gas is in the U.S. national interest. Over the past few years, as domestic ...
Natural gas prices spike on bullish supply report
The Jerusalem Post - 3/6/2014 11:30:03 PM
Total U.S. natural gas storage stood at 1.1968 trillion cubic feet, the lowest for this time of year since 2004. Stocks were 908 billion cubic feet less than last year at this time and 758 billion cubic feet below the five-year average of 1.954 trillion ...
Shale gas ‘can help countries move towards green energy’
The Times - 3/5/2014 9:22:23 PM
Drilling for shale gas can help countries to meet their climate change targets as long as it results in less consumption of dirtier fossil fuels such as coal, the UN’s top climate official said yesterday. Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the ...
Europe needs an alternative to Russian natural gas
Washington Post - 3/4/2014 11:53:54 PM
OVER THE past decade, Russian President Vladimir Putin has extorted fealty from his neighbors by using energy, particularly natural gas, as a political cudgel. In 2006 and 2009, Gazprom, the Russian state gas monopoly, suspended exports to Ukraine ...
Stronger domestic leadership on natural gas means stronger foreign policy
The Daily Caller - 3/6/2014 1:47:15 AM
Because of these vast resources, much of Europe depends on Russia for natural gas. Ukraine is particularly dependent ... and in the congressional district I represent – Eastern Ohio. These newly-available gas reserves, thought by most to ...
Natural Gas trends positive, weather related news to impact
Commodity Online - 3/6/2014 9:54:00 AM
Kedia Commodities said in a report that weather related news can have a major impact on natural gas prices, both from the supply and demand perspective going forward in 2014. Natural gas market may witness some down turn in the first half of 2014 due to ...
Caution urged for coal-to-gas projects
China Daily - 3/7/2014 7:15:20 AM
Cities and regions across the country are shutting down coal-fired boilers and power plants, blamed as one of the major contributors to smog, while replacing coal stoves with natural gas heating to reduce the total amount of coal consumption. According to ...
How to Convert the Country to Natural Gas, by T. Boone Pickens
Businessweek - 4/11/2013 3:41:14 PM
There are about 8 million heavy-duty trucks in the U.S. If you convert them to natural gas, that boosts consumption by about 15 billion to 20 billion cubic feet a day. Right now we do about 70 billion cubic feet a day. So that extra demand ...
World natural gas consumption growth below average
SteelGuru - 6/20/2012 3:15:53 AM
Non OECD countries accounted for all the net increase ... million barrels per day outpacing growth in throughputs for the fifth time in 6 years. World natural gas consumption grew by 2.2%. Consumption growth was below average in all regions except North ...
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 ...