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
Lured by cheap coal, Southeast Asia turns away from gas
Reuters - 12/8/2013 3:56:04 PM
Indonesia, for decades one of the world's top LNG exporters but now facing declining ... Wealthy Singapore is the only outlier with a near total dependency on gas, and LNG sales from its terminal hitting 90 percent of its capacity following ...
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 ...
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 ...
Expensive Natural Gas?: US, UK, France, Germany and Japan's Prices Compared
theenergycollective.com - 11/10/2013 11:53:05 PM
But just how expensive is UK natural gas compared to other countries? In the chart below we compare the ... and you’ll quickly realize why they lead the world in developing heatpumps and fuel cells. You can see clearly in the blue line how UK natural ...
The Case for LNG Exports: An Escalating Global Demand for Natural Gas
The Motley Fool - 9/24/2013 10:04:11 PM
In absolute numbers, the country's natural gas consumption is expected to shoot ... followed by Qatar at 16% and Australia at about 12%. But the world's largest energy consumer is least likely to depend on any one import source. With its new LNG facilities ...
France urgently needs LNG imports to South port
hydrocarbonprocessing.com - 12/9/2013 1:53:11 PM
France urgently needs to import liquefied natural gas to the southern port of Fos after prices in the region rose to a record, the energy regulator and gas distributor said. As heating demand climbs amid cold weather, the difference in gas prices between ...
How to Convert the Country to Natural Gas, by T. Boone Pickens
Businessweek - 4/11/2013 3:41:14 PM
It starts with getting into the transportation sector. When I started the Pickens Plan in 2008, there were about 200,000 vehicles on natural gas in the world; now there’s about 16 million. That growth’s coming from everywhere but the U.S ...
Behold the World’s First Tugboats Powered by Natural Gas
Wired News - 10/22/2013 8:59:22 AM
Turkish shipbuilder Sanmar just finished building two tugboats powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). Named Borgøy and Bokn, the two tugs are powered by Rolls-Royce engines and run solely on LNG. The first, Borgøy, is due to be delivered to Norway’s ...
Asia's rising oil, gas imports to spur upstream acquisitions: Moody's
Platts - 12/9/2013 6:58:01 AM
State-owned Asian oil companies will make more overseas upstream acquisitions next year as regional crude and gas imports continue to rise, US ratings agency Moody's forecast Monday. "We expect Asia's growing reliance on crude oil and natural gas imports ...
U.S. steps up natural gas exports
CNN Money - 6/4/2013 2:01:24 PM
Ships like this are used to send natural gas around the world. Manufactures fear jobs losses, environmentalists more fracking as U.S. steps up exports. Last month, the Energy Department approved a second application to export natural gas, this ...
Japan Became First Country in the World to Extract Natural Gas from Methane Hydrate
jagranjosh.com - 3/13/2013 4:34:07 AM
With this, Japan became the first country to do so in the world ... extraction of natural gas from methane hydrate will therefore help Japan in reducing the pressure on natural resources as well as bringing down the cost of import of fuel.
Globally, countries are burning off more natural gas
Globe and Mail - 9/5/2013 10:52:22 AM
The World ... the fuel they use to power their vehicles,’’ said Kathryn Clary, executive director of the Drive Natural Gas initiative. WorldCNG “It is a warning sign that major gains over the past few years could be lost if oil-producing countries ...
Which Countries Win If The World Goes Crazy For Natural Gas?
The Business Insider - 6/5/2011 11:55:08 PM
Perhaps the best hope for the US is if the world goes crazy for natural gas (rather than coal). This chart of the top (potential) producers comes from a new IEA report on the potential for a "Golden Age of Gas" Bear in mind though, that since ...
The Big New Push to Export America’s Gas Bounty
New York Times - 10/24/2012 5:21:27 PM
Because of an editing error, an article on Wednesday about the push to export the United States’ natural gas bounty misstated the International Energy Agency’s prediction of how much demand for the fuel will grow over the next 20 years.
U.S. Is The World's Largest Producer Of Natural Gas. Here's What That Means
NPR News - 10/17/2013 8:46:48 PM
As natural gas production expands, companies ... has the largest shale gas reserves in the world, and the country is eager to get at it. Last month, the Chinese government announced that it will invest $13 billion in oil and natural gas exploration.