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
West Tries to Loosen Russia's Gas Grip
The Wall Street Journal - 3/9/2014 8:06:04 PM
Germany's ambassador to the U.S. Such a move would steer about 5 billion cubic meters of natural gas a day to Ukraine. But that's only a fraction of the 30 billion to 40 billion cubic meters of gas a day the country imports from Russia.
U.S. Hopes Boom in Natural Gas Can Curb Putin
New York Times - 3/5/2014 11:59:52 PM
Over the past week, Congressional Republicans have joined major oil and gas producers like ExxonMobil ... They will eventually take gas to Germany, Austria and Italy. Ukraine Crisis in Maps
Call for U.S. natural gas exports to Europe, Ukraine sparks eniro debate in Colorado
Real Aspen - 3/10/2014 4:44:27 PM
As a quartet of Central European nations late last week clamored for natural gas imports from the ... of Chemicals (FRAC) Act for more than five years. The bill would remove a Bush administration Safe Drinking Water Act exemption for fracking, in which ...
Is Washington Using the Ukraine Crisis to Push Natural Gas Exports to Asia?
AllGov - 3/10/2014 10:32:13 AM
Natural gas is a major export of Russia’s, which was the world’s No. 1 ... as the Obama administration tries to deploy the vast new supply of natural gas in the United States as a weapon to undercut the influence of the Russian president, Vladimir ...
Frack You, Putin! Could the U.S. Battle Russia With Natural Gas Exports?
Slate - 3/6/2014 11:58:41 PM
So a cry has gone up ... us to ship gas to Europe,” he said. “We do not ship gas to anyone. Private companies ship gas. And Europe doesn’t buy gas. Private companies in Europe buy gas. The reality is that North American natural gas is not going ...
Natural Gas Exports Still Face Obstacles, Despite Ukraine Promises
investing.com - 3/10/2014 3:32:52 PM
The U.S. must still improve transportation and logistics infrastructure, which can move natural gas from productive inner regions of the country, like North Dakota, to coasts in preparation for exports. The earliest production for a U.S. liquefied natural ...
Barrasso: President Should Lift Restrictions on Exports of U.S. Natural Gas, Oil & Coal
politicalnews.me - 3/10/2014 12:41:04 PM
“American crude oil exports would boost the world’s oil supply, and help stabilize prices for American consumers. American exports would also undermine the influence of oil-rich countries that don’t like us very much. “For years, the United States ...
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 ...
Europe Considering Increasing U.S. Gas Imports, Says U.K.'s Hague
The Wall Street Journal - 3/9/2014 3:26:53 PM
LONDON—European leaders are starting to discuss importing more natural gas from the U.S. following Russia's military intervention in Crimea, U.K. Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Sunday, a sign that Russia is facing long-term economic consequences ...
Boehner’s plan to save Ukraine: It’s full of gas
Washington Post - 3/8/2014 4:22:21 AM
If only it were that simple. No infrastructure limitations. No worries about the price signals that motivate private companies more concerned with profits than with politics. New exports of natural gas – whether from the United States, or Qatar or ...
Natural Gas Exports: To Counter Russia?
On Point - 3/7/2014 7:54:07 PM
JasonBordoff) Wall Street Journal: At Energy Confab ... Rob Franklin, Exxon Mobil’s president of gas and power marketing, estimates the cost of big gas projects has quadrupled over the past few years.” New York Times: U.S. Hopes Boom ...
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 ...
Barack Obama urged to lift curbs on exports of gas, oil and coal
The Economic Times - 3/7/2014 6:46:42 AM
"For years, the US has asked Japan and India to reduce their imports of Iranian oil ... expand the ability of energy firms to export liquefied natural gas to more countries around the world. Currently liquefied natural gas can only be exported ...
In Ukraine Crisis, Russia's Natural Gas Tactics Could Backfire
Forbes - 3/5/2014 6:16:16 PM
But since Yanukovych left Kiev and pro-Western Arseniy Yatsenyuk took over in the interim, the two countries appear more like enemies ... s desire to reduce dependence on Russian natural gas imports, Russian gas accounted for 34% of European ...
4 nations urge U.S. gas exports amid Ukraine crisis
The Seattle Times - 3/8/2014 8:28:43 PM
WASHINGTON — Four Central European nations are urging the United States to boost natural-gas exports to Europe as a hedge against ... the region is still vulnerable unless the U.S. makes it easier to import American natural gas, the ...