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, 2014See also: Natural gas - imports map
US continues to distance itself as the world leader of natural gas
blogs.platts.com - 10/2/2015 12:00:58 PM
There are a few countries that are extremely dependent on natural gas/LNG imports, notably Japan and Germany. The graph bellows show the world’s top natural gas importers. One reason for the large amount of imports from the US is geography. Because of ...
Raising CNG output cuts gasoline imports
Press TV - 10/4/2015 3:11:52 PM
An official at Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) says if domestic compressed natural gas (CNG) industry is not developed, gasoline imports to Iran ... account that the country has one of the world’s biggest gas reserves ...
China Grapples With Natural Gas Imports
oilandgasinvestor.com - 10/2/2015 12:08:08 PM
China's energy giants - after years spent scrambling to secure supplies for the world's third ... production and imports, and while the state sets a price ceiling they have little motivation to cut prices even when demand falls. Natural gas demand was ...
UAE minister says plans to boost oil output capacity on track
Arabian Business - 10/4/2015 1:53:08 PM
"We need to minimise our reliance on natural gas and its imports," Mazroui said ... The UAE is one of the world's top 20 gas producers, but the country became a net importer of natural gas in 2008. Its natural gas consumption reached a record high ...
Pricing formula faulty, says S&P's; needs a relook if domestic oil & gas sector has to revive and fuel Make In India
Firstpost - 10/3/2015 12:21:15 PM
The reduction in prices of CNG (compressed natural ... countries to the tune of nearly $100 billion. To understand where this figure is coming from, we just have to take a cursory look at the nine long-term contracts to import LNG (liquified natural gas ...
Liquefied natural gas to take place of oil, coal?
USA Today - 10/4/2015 7:26:35 AM
says some energy analysts overlook the long-term potential for LNG demand in the world, especially in light of global concerns over climate change and recognition that gas is a cleaner-burning fuel than coal and oil. "Natural gas will be the product of the ...
UAE to diversify energy sources
Webindia 123 - 10/4/2015 2:57:33 PM
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will invest $35 billion to diversify energy sources and reduce dependence on imports of natural gas ... in the Arab World, the UAE's Energy Minister Suhail Mohamed Faraj Al Mazrouei said the country aims to reduce its ...
UAE to spend $35 bln to diversify energy sources
Al Arabiya News - 10/4/2015 8:38:10 AM
The United Arab Emirates is investing $35 billion to diversify its energy resources and reduce its dependence on natural gas imports for power generation, the country's energy minister said on Sunday. "We need to minimize our reliance on natural gas and ...
UAE to spend $35 bn to diversify energy sources: Suhail bin Mohammed al-Mazroui
Economic Times - 10/4/2015 8:09:32 AM
Enjoy this exclusive slideshows treat! ABU DHABI: The United Arab Emirates is investing $35 billion to diversify its energy resources and reduce its dependence on natural gas imports for power generation, the country's energy minister said on Sunday.
Ethiopia Plans to Export Natural Gas in 3 to 5 Years
New York Times - 10/2/2015 7:57:35 AM
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — A government official in Ethiopia says his country will begin exporting natural gas in three to five years following the discovery of huge reserves in the country's Somali region. Ethiopian Mines Minister Tolossa Shagi said Friday ...
As China gas boom falters, state giants grapple with wave of imports
Reuters - 10/2/2015 7:28:57 AM
BEIJING/MILAN, Oct 2 (Reuters) - China's energy giants - after years spent scrambling to secure supplies for the ... and imports, and while the state sets a price ceiling they have little motivation to cut prices even when demand falls. Natural gas demand ...
Shale gas development in China aided by govt investment
Commodity Online - 10/2/2015 7:28:57 AM
Although reliance on natural gas imports has increased in the Chinese energy market, future shale gas production in China would help to meet natural gas demand as the country faces difficulties in developing other natural gas resources, including coalbed ...
International Financial Institutions Prepare $1 Billion Gas Financing for Ukraine
Wall Street Journal - 9/25/2015 4:16:49 AM
led by the World Bank, are patching together a $1 billion financing package to help Ukraine and its energy giant OAO Naftogaz to fill up its natural gas-storage facilities and avoid shortages in the conflict-ridden country and the rest of Europe over the ...
World Bank approves $250mn loan for Jordan
Utilities-me - 10/4/2015 11:08:29 AM
The World Bank Board has ... to restore the share of the natural gas supply for power generation to 70 percent or more reducing therefore Jordan’s dependency on more expensive and polluting diesel and heavy fuel oil imports. On the water front, Jordan ...
Russia: Has the World's Biggest Country Turned Against the Environment?
Truth Out - 10/4/2015 11:15:39 AM
And Yes, Russia Is Big in Oil and Gas - But Also in Water, Nature, Beauty Russia alone is home to the globe's second largest quantities of coal and natural gas with significant ... one of the most powerful countries in the world will remain "somewhere ...