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 - 4/17/2014 10:58:44 AM
Bringing Ukraine under NATO and EU influence would mean the Russian navy stationed in the Crimea would be replaced with a NATO navy, and the transit of Russian natural gas exports ... advantage on world markets. About 10 West European countries, including ...
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 ...
Iran likely winner of gas price dispute with Turkey: Min.
Press TV - 4/18/2014 6:25:32 AM
Iran owns the world’s largest natural gas reserves after Russia ... On January 31, Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said his country may double natural gas imports from Iran if the two countries agree on a price. Yildiz said natural gas purchases ...
Will Ukraine crisis open a new gas market for Australia?
Gladstone Observer - 4/17/2014 6:22:33 PM
Most exposed are central and eastern Europe and the Baltic, where some countries rely exclusively on Russian gas (as detailed on page 28 of BP's world energy report ... import a lot more liquefied natural gas. Its LNG imports dropped from a peak of ...
Ukraine resumes reverse gas imports from Europe
新华网 - 4/15/2014 2:35:51 PM
KIEV, April 15 (Xinhua) -- Ukraine's state energy firm Naftogaz said Tuesday that it has restarted a reverse flow of natural gas deliveries from ... possibility to hold a nationwide referendum on the country's federalization to ease the tension in the ...
The Ukraine Crisis and Eastern Mediterranean Gas
GMF Blog Expert Commentary - 4/17/2014 9:18:31 AM
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 - 4/16/2014 4:00:34 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.
Pre-payment for gas to Ukraine if current bills not met - Putin
RT - 4/17/2014 8:57:02 AM
Gazprom will switch to a pre-payment system in one month if Ukraine doesn’t start paying for natural gas imports ... sent leaders of several European countries on April 10. Russia’s biggest gas client Germany imports over 25 billion cubic meters ...
MEKH reassures on national natural gas supply
Budapest Business Journal - 4/18/2014 6:47:00 AM
In an apparent attempt to mollify concerns regarding the country’s natural gas supply, the Hungarian Energy Regulatory Office (MEKH) released a statement yesterday which promised that, under average weather conditions, imports from Western nations can ...
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 ...
Can Israel's natural gas reserves pump up regional peace?
The Christian Science Monitor - 4/17/2014 5:46:45 PM
After years of relying on its neighbors for energy, Israel is poised to become an exporter of natural gas – provided it can find buyers. But some of the most promising customers or conduits for its newfound riches are the very countries with which Israel ...
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 ...
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 ...