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
China calculates the risks of cranking up shale gas production
worldfinance.com - 12/17/2014 1:40:20 PM
And while the country already accounts for 13 percent of world shale gas growth ... China will be given little option but to rely on imports and focus instead on the transportation and storage of natural gas.
LNG pricing structure impacted by adundance of low cost natural gas in US and Canada and new gas discoveries in Mozambique
Live-PR - 12/16/2014 4:33:19 PM
(live-PR.com) - Natural ... LNG imports. The Ukraine-Russia situation has resulted in the EU suspending the approval of the South Stream Pipeline that will bring incremental volumes of natural gas into Europe and bypass Ukraine. A number of EU countries ...
India’s Nov natural rubber imports jump 19pc y/y
Business Recorder - 12/17/2014 6:12:20 PM
MUMBAI: India's natural rubber imports in November jumped 19 percent ... as a drop in local output and lower prices in the world market prompted tyre makers to increase overseas purchases. The country's production in the month fell by a quarter on year ...
Ukraine Gas Stocks down 5,2%, Russian imports resumes
Platts - 12/15/2014 2:18:29 PM
Ukraine's natural gas reserves in underground ... is derived from production, imports and change in reserves. Ukraine's reserves started to decline after the government ordered centralized heating to begin throughout the country on October 20 -- five ...
India's Nov natural rubber imports jump 19 pct y/y-Board
Yahoo Finance - 12/17/2014 6:52:18 AM
India's natural rubber imports inNovember jumped 19 percent to 33,156 tonnes from a year earlier,the state-run Rubber Board said, as a drop in local output andlower prices in the world market prompted tyre makers toincrease overseas purchases. The country ...
Eight countries that win and lose big from oil plunge
USA Today - 12/17/2014 5:26:24 AM
That decline has produced windfalls — or disasters — for a number of countries. Here's a look at ... and the inflation rate is over 50%, among the world's highest. Japan, which relies heavily on oil imports, is a big beneficiary of lower costs, said ...
Top 10 Countries by Proved Natural Gas Reserves (and Their Production Rates)
explorationworld.com - 9/14/2014 11:52:53 PM
The UAE currently imports ... feet of natural gas in 2012. 6. Turkmenistan – 265 trillion cubic feet in proved reserves A country that seems almost conspicuously absent from geopolitical discussion considering its vast natural gas reserves, Turkmenistan ...
Greek Shipowners Splash the Cash on Liquefied-Natural-Gas Carriers
Wall Street Journal - 12/16/2014 7:22:07 AM
The owners are betting that falling energy prices will spur demand for such vessels as European countries move to became less dependent on Russian gas pipelines. The U.S. is also expected to start exporting liquefied natural ... are the world’s biggest ...
Oil's Fall Is a Ticking Time Bomb for Some Countries
NBC News - 12/17/2014 12:32:55 AM
For the rest of the world's oil-producing countries, a continued slide in crude prices won ... In Nigeria, where oil and natural gas account for about a third of Nigeria's GDP and 80 percent of government revenue, President Goodluck Jonathan faces the ...
Tougher Greenhouse Goals Could Cut EU’s Gas Imports in Half
WRI - 10/19/2014 11:54:20 PM
In recent decades, the EU has become increasingly dependent on natural gas imports, including from volatile countries, which has raised concerns over energy security. The EU imported 66 percent of its supply in 2012, a 21 percent increase from 1990.
BP Looks To Tap China's Growing Natural Gas Demand With A $20 Billion LNG Deal
Forbes - 6/20/2014 5:20:57 PM
This is primarily due to the fact that natural gas imports by the Asia-Pacific countries that rely mostly on LNG (~80%) are growing much faster than the rest of the world. The global natural gas demand is estimated to have grown by about 2.5% per year ...
The Big New Push to Export America’s Gas Bounty
New York Times - 10/22/2012 11:57:31 PM
Once dependent on natural gas imports, the United States has gone from ... which often run through politically unstable countries. With the potential to ship anywhere in the world, energy companies are connecting regional natural gas markets to a greater ...
Infographic: Fracking Imports and Exports in Europe — Natural Gas Reserves, Production, and Consumption by Country
Circle of Blue - 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 ...
Sudan says in talks with Qatar over natural gas imports
Reuters - 11/4/2014 7:31:58 PM
CAIRO Nov 4 (Reuters) - Sudan is in talks with Qatar over natural gas imports and hopes to ... taking most of the country's petroleum output. Inflation currently hovers around 40 percent. Qatar, the world's top natural gas exporter, has been known to ...
How natural gas has transformed energy markets
forumblog.org - 10/23/2014 9:04:57 PM
As more countries exploit new sources of natural gas, not only is the geography ... As a result, Japan’s liquefied natural gas imports have increased dramatically—by about 40 percent—since the disaster, making Japan the world’s largest importer ...