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
Ukraine’s Naftogaz Halves Gazprom Gas Imports in 2013
RIA Novosti - 4/24/2014 11:11:54 AM
KIEV, April 24 (RIA Novosti) – Ukrainian state-run gas company Naftogaz cut by half imports of natural gas from Russia’s Gazprom last year as compared to the year before, Naftogaz told the Ukrainian Independent Information Agency. The company purchased ...
Ukraine Boosts Russian Gas Imports as Prepayment Threat Looms
Bloomberg - 4/21/2014 7:26:24 AM
Ukraine is boosting natural-gas imports from Russia to the highest in 10 weeks after President Vladimir Putin gave the country one month to resume payments or have to start prepaying for the fuel. Ukraine imported almost 115 million cubic meters of gas ...
Ukraine Seeks More EU Gas Imports as Russia Demands Billions
Bloomberg - 4/24/2014 5:16:58 PM
Ukraine is seeking to import more natural ... a transit country for the fuel, pumped more than 50 billion cubic meters from Gazprom through its pipelines to European nations last year, or about a third of the world’s biggest gas exporter’s sales ...
East Africa: Global Oil & Gas Export Hub by 2020?
Rigzone - 4/21/2014 4:01:47 PM
Kenya, Mozambique and Tanzania harbor ambitions to make East Africa the ... to its imports in the entire continent; Angola now exports 1.7 million more barrels of oil than it imports each day. Angola also has a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal ...
Two U.S. Oil and Natural Gas Companies You Can Bet Will Ride the Energy Boom
Financial Content - 4/24/2014 1:27:55 PM
Last week, U.S. oil and natural gas companies helped reverse a historic trend that has plagued the country since 1995, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). It said that in October, domestic oil production exceeded crude oil imports for ...
Japan LNG Imports Hit Record Levels
Marine Link - 4/21/2014 6:14:49 AM
Japan imported record volumes of liquefied natural gas (LNG ... as the country's shutdowns of nuclear stations since the Fukushima disaster in 2011 forced utilities to burn more fossil fuels to generate power. Japan, the world's biggest LNG buyer, imported ...
Michael Burt: B.C. must act quickly to profit from LNG exports
The Province - 4/24/2014 4:34:01 PM
Not long ago, many Canadians believed that our natural-gas industry ... higher world prices. The Asia-Pacific region is the largest and fastest-growing LNG market in the world — this is the time to take advantage of it. In 2012, Asia-Pacific imports ...
UK says world needs to cut dependence on Russian gas, calls for G7 action
Reuters - 4/22/2014 11:14:16 AM
"It can't be right for Russia to hold individual countries to ransom ... talk of Europe importing gas from the United States was a bluff, and Moscow was more interested than ever in diversifying destinations for its natural gas exports.
China to raise natural gas supply to 400-420 billion cubic metres by 2020: NDRC
Economic Times - 4/24/2014 10:21:48 AM
BEIJING: China will raise its total natural gas supply capacity to 400 billion cubic metres (bcm) per year by 2020, and will strive to reach as high as 420 bcm by then, the country's state ... and to encourage more imports, especially through pipelines ...
The next Keystone? Natural gas project draws environmentalist ire
FOX News - 4/23/2014 8:38:35 PM
Right now, while the U.S. is one of the world's largest natural gas producers, the country does not yet have the infrastructure in place to export it. Further, environmentalists raise concerns that Cove Point would be used to ship out gas extracted ...
Iran’s crude oil and gas exports hit $41.6b
Spy Ghana - 4/24/2014 9:48:59 PM
and its daily natural gas output is forecast to increase by about 100 million cubic meters per day to 400 million cubic meters per day in the current Iranian calendar year 1393, which began on March 21.The country is currently exporting about 1.2 million ...
CFE plans to construct new natural gas pipelines in Mexico
Energy Global - 4/23/2014 12:53:18 PM
The pipeline, once completed, is expected to triple Mexico’s imports of natural gas to the US. Lack of infrastructure and natural gas shortages throughout Mexico have resulted in the country missing out on many of the benefits offered by the US shale gas ...
Gas needs: Better to tap reserves instead of import
The Express Tribune - 4/20/2014 4:31:37 PM
“Considering the gas shortage in the country, it is better to invest in gas exploration instead of importing expensive LNG (liquefied natural gas ... One of the largest urea exporters in the world, Qatar has been able to achieve this status on the ...
Russian natural gas contract looks likely: Experts
Pakistan Defence - 4/24/2014 5:56:56 AM
Since Russia's actions in Ukraine havestrained relations with the West, the country needs to beless ... a huge increase in naturalgas imports," said Xia. "If Russia has the ability, it is possible that China's natural gas imports from Russia willaccount ...
India's gas demand to jump 55% to 378 mmscmd by 2016-17
Zee News - 4/24/2014 12:44:58 PM
However, gas availability in the country will lag the demand ... robust and addressing the distortions in the fiscal regime applicable for natural gas". In 2021-22, LNG imports will outstrip domestic production with an estimated 188 mmscmd being shipped ...