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
Natural gas price hike: Govt eyes narrow, unpopular political window
Financial Express - 6/18/2013 6:28:09 AM
The government could this week take the unpopular measure of raising natural gas prices for the first time in three ... after ratings agency Fitch urged reforms. Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily has said the government may even act this week.
Turkey to reduce natural gas imports until 2023, says minister
worldbulletin.net - 6/18/2013 2:20:35 PM
Turkey's Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz said Tuesday that Turkey aimed to reduce imports of natural gas until 2023, adding, "We will produce from the domestic sources instead of importing it." Attending the handover ceremony of ...
Oil import lobbies threaten me but I cannot be threatened: Moily
Firstpost - 6/15/2013 7:07:30 AM
And we don’t explore ... not helpless. Any timid minister will not go forward… I have come here to strive hard for the sake of the country, to work for the country. If anybody thinks that decision making process in the oil sector will ...
Lithuania could import LNG from future Turkmenistan’s terminal
lithuaniatribune.com - 6/17/2013 1:03:02 PM
Lithuania could import ... has said. Gas-rich Turkmenistan planned to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal during the next three years, he added. “They also plan to invest in the expansion of pipelines carrying gas both to Western countries ...
India eyes narrow political window for unpopular gas price hike
Reuters Group PLC - 6/18/2013 6:06:40 AM
With local and national elections looming in the next 12 months, the coalition government is expected to try to minimise voter backlash by hiking gas prices sooner rather than later. Raising prices nearer to world levels could boost investment ...
It’s coming: A gas price hike is around the corner
Firstpost - 6/18/2013 11:28:48 AM
The government could this week take the unpopular measure of raising gas prices for the first time in three years as it pushes a package of reforms aimed at giving industry a boost, reviving a spluttering economy and boosting LNG imports. With local and ...
Natural Gas Producers Pushing, Against Chemical Cos., to End Export Restrictions
OpenSecrets.org - 6/17/2013 7:55:14 AM
The corporation has continued to press forward: It has partnered with Qatar Petroleum International on a proposed expansion of an LNG import-export facility in Texas that the companies say would increase LNG exports by 15.6 million tons per year.
Natural Gas Exports: Remove Government Barriers
The Heritage Foundation - 6/18/2013 4:55:05 AM
A June 18 House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing will focus on the future of liquefied natural gas (LNG ... Other energy-producing countries are big fans of the restrictive U.S. policy. As American producers wait for DOE approval to ...
"Turkey to reduce imports of natural gas until 2023" says energy minister
aa.com.tr - 6/18/2013 4:07:58 PM
Turkey's Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yildiz said Tuesday Turkey aimed to reduce imports of natural gas until 2023, adding, "We will produce from the domestic sources instead of importing it." Attending the handover ceremony of ...
Oil, gas have central role in British economy
United Press International - 6/17/2013 12:05:46 PM
LONDON, June 17 (UPI) -- The British government will continue to rely on oil and natural gas reserves despite a push to advance a low-carbon economy, the British energy minister said. The British government said it is committed to cutting its ...
Import lobbies threaten every Petroleum Minister, says Moily
The Hindu - 6/13/2013 11:59:11 PM
Under fire on the gas pricing issue, Petroleum and Natural ... country. We are not exploring it; instead we are putting every obstruction to it. There are delays caused by bureaucrats in decision-making and there are lobbies which don’t want us to stop ...
Import lobbies opposing gas price revision: Moily
Times of India - 6/13/2013 12:29:00 AM
"The opposition is mainly coming from the import lobby. I don't know whether crude or liquid gas import lobby ... "India is a wealthy country full of natural resources that can help cut our $160 billion oil import bill. We need to exploit ...
Import lobbies threaten petroleum ministers: Moily
The Hindu - 6/14/2013 10:50:35 AM
“This (increase in oil imports) will work to the detriment of the country. We are challenged by the vagaries of international price,” he said. The revision in natural gas prices was aimed at reviving investor confidence and attracting ...
Asia Pacific Shale Gas Market Prospects to 2025- Demand Growth and Escalating Gas Import Costs Force Asian Countries Drive Shale Investments
Sacramento Bee - 6/18/2013 5:26:42 PM
The research work also identifies the top trends of Asia Pacific shale market. Key drivers and challenges faced ... shale investments 25 3.1.1 China planning to switch to natural gas from coal 25 3.2 Despite Strong Reserves, China Face Tough ...
Study: Exports will have significant impact on US natural gas price
fuelfix.com - 6/14/2013 1:56:42 PM
Other studies have suggested exports won’t have a dramatic ... t been linked with those in the rest of the world, and natural gas here is currently far less expensive than it is in most other countries. That’s a key driver behind the call ...