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
Sinopec says to raise winter gas supply 11pc
Business Recorder - 12/22/2014 11:11:14 AM
putting pressure on the country's coal and natural gas supplies, as well as its transportation network. To avoid a shortage like last year, China will boost its natural gas imports during winter, the central government's National Development and Reform ...
Natural gas: politics trumps science
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal - 12/21/2014 2:58:30 AM
An “anti-fracker” got 30 percent of the vote in a Democratic primary and so now the people of the state must suffer the insult of being one the biggest consumers of natural gas in the country while ... The rest of the world looks at America as being ...
Betting on the Natural Gas Boom
Kiplinger - 12/21/2014 6:43:23 PM
Now, the special terminals that were built for imports ... gas, as most of the rest of the country has. Perhaps even more important than domestic demand is foreign usage. Last year, the U.S. exported just 28 billion cubic feet of gas through liquid natural ...
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 ...
Gas Revenues Have Limited Staying Power
businessweekme.com - 12/21/2014 4:45:52 AM
Wan estimates that Japan would save $9.1 billion in 2014 if it imports 50 million tonnes ... on the Qatargas 4 venture. The country has utilised its gas resources in a number of ways, including the development of world-scale aluminium and petrochemicals ...
S Korea appeals to WTO over US duties on steel pipe imports
AsiaOne - 12/22/2014 9:23:51 AM
SEOUL - The South Korean government said on Monday it has lodged an appeal with the World Trade Organisation (WTO ... annually - put them at a price disadvantage compared with imports from India and other countries. A ministry official said the appeal ...
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 - 6/2/2011 4:34:53 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 ...
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 ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/13/2014 11:51:58 AM
Politicians and activists may love to talk about renewable energy sources, but in today’s world fossil fuels ... has more proven oil reserves than all but seven countries. Saudi Arabia also has a massive natural gas reserve, which remains relatively ...
Expensive Natural Gas?: US, UK, France, Germany and Japan's Prices Compared
The Energy Collective - 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 ...
Japan Became First Country in the World to Extract Natural Gas from Methane Hydrate
Jagran Josh - 3/13/2013 4:34:07 AM
With this, Japan became the first country to do so in the world. A Japan official from Economy, Trade and Industry Ministry announced that this was the first offshore experiment of producing natural gas from methane ... Japan as of now imports all the ...
U.S. steps up natural gas exports
CNN Money - 6/3/2013 11:56:44 PM
Ships like this are used to send natural gas around the world. Manufactures fear jobs losses ... The bounty: The push to export natural gas stems from the fact that the country now has too much of it. Thanks to the fracking-led energy boom, U.S. natural ...