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
U.S. Hopes Boom in Natural Gas Can Curb Putin
New York Times - 3/7/2014 11:40:12 AM
Putin, over Ukraine and Europe. The crisis has escalated a State Department initiative to use a new boom in American natural gas supplies as a lever against Russia, which supplies 60 percent of Ukraine’s natural gas and has a history of ...
4 nations urge US gas exports amid Ukraine crisis
My Mother Lode - 3/8/2014 4:08:02 AM
Ambassadors from Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic made their appeal Friday in a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio. A similar letter was expected to be sent to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev. The letter from the four ...
Barack Obama urged to lift curbs on exports of gas, oil and coal
The Economic Times - 3/6/2014 11:58:41 PM
American exports would also undermine the influence of oil- rich countries that don't like us very much," he argued. "For years, the US has asked Japan and India to reduce their imports of Iranian oil. Now, these are two of the world's largest ...
Frack You, Putin! Could the U.S. Battle Russia With Natural Gas Exports?
Slate - 3/8/2014 2:34:59 AM
Much of Europe was already looking at ways to diversify its gas supplies. That process could accelerate if Putin did decide to turn off the gas spigot as an act of retribution. The Ukraine crisis has left the United States and its Western allies feeling a ...
Boehner’s plan to save Ukraine: It’s full of gas
Washington Post - 3/6/2014 11:58:41 PM
In addition to 22 existing terminals, six more are under construction, according to GIE’s February 2014 map. The whole idea is to be able to import LNG from Qatar, Australia, Nigeria and Algeria, as well as the United States. Yet European imports of LNG ...
Udall Introduces Bill to Expand Natural Gas Exports, Strengthen Global Security
politicalnews.me - 3/8/2014 10:13:07 AM
Mark Udall, a member of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee visits DCP Midstream's O'Connor Natural Gas Processing Facility in Weld County. Mark Udall, a senior member of the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, introduced ...
Ukraine Plans to Cut Russian Gas Imports, Raise EU Supply
Bloomberg - 3/5/2014 2:12:53 PM
Ukraine, the subject of a struggle for influence between Russia and the West, plans to cut natural-gas imports from its eastern neighbor ... meters of gas a year from various European Union countries through Slovakian pipelines, Prodan told ...
JOHNSON: Boosting natural-gas exports can hit Russia where it hurts
Washington Times - 3/4/2014 11:53:54 PM
President Obama has a historic opportunity to push back against Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine’s Crimea. If the president was serious when he warned Mr. Putin that there would be “costs” for invading, then he ...
In Ukraine Crisis, Russia's Natural Gas Tactics Could Backfire
Forbes - 3/5/2014 6:09:07 PM
But since Yanukovych left Kiev and pro-Western Arseniy Yatsenyuk took over in the interim, the two countries ... s production capacities make up 15 per cent of global gas production. Both Ukraine and Europe rely heavily on natural gas, which ...
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 ...
Iran rejects gas price drop but willing to export more to Turkey -SHANA
Thomson Reuters - 3/7/2014 9:02:43 AM
Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz told Reuters in an interview on Jan. 30 that Turkey could double the amount of natural gas it imports from Iran if the two countries can agree on a price. "We can increase the amount of Iran's gas exports to ...
Centrica warns of uncertain British gas future
United Press International - 3/6/2014 11:55:42 AM
HOUSTON, March 6 (UPI) -- The British economy needs to outline plans to enhance energy security as it starts to rely more on imports to meet gas demands, the head of Centrica said. Sam Laidlaw, chief executive officer at Centrica, told the ...
How A Fight Over Natural Resources Is Quietly Driving The World’s Response To Ukraine
Think Progress - 3/6/2014 1:21:36 PM
Crimea also imports ... s natural gas. Control of resources and dependence on other countries is a central theme connecting the longstanding tension between Russia and Ukraine and potential actions taken by the rest of the world as the crisis ...
Research and Markets: India Natural Gas Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019
Yahoo Finance UK and Ireland - 3/7/2014 5:38:07 PM
The demand for natural gas is majorly driven by power generation segment, due to increasing gas based power plants and availability of natural gas to existing plants, which are currently operating below the design capacity. The LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas ...
America's Natural Gas Lever
New York Times - 3/7/2014 11:11:34 AM
The news that the Obama administration wants to use America’s new natural ... The president can help to accomplish this by issuing an executive order finding that liquefied natural gas exports to our allies meet the legal standard.