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: 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 ...
As US gas consumption plateaus to help climate, fuel exports pollute elsewhere in the world
The Republic - 12/8/2014 2:23:48 AM
Yet the U.S. is sending more fuel than ever to other parts of the world ... full of U.S. liquefied natural gas and, potentially, crude oil to transit. The country also is expanding trade zones which allow for duty-free imports and export of gasoline ...
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 ...
LNG tanker arrives in Gladstone for historic first cargo
The Canberra Times - 12/22/2014 12:29:58 PM
Photo: Dominic Lorrimer The tanker that will make history by shipping Queensland's first cargo of liquefied natural ... gas major has not given an exact date for production to start or for the ship to sail away. The start-up is also significant on a world ...
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 ...
Natural gas to cost Israelis double world average, report says
The Times Of Isreal - 12/19/2014 10:03:12 AM
Israelis who have been looking forward to lower electricity prices — as the Israel Electric Corporation begins using natural gas from the country’s offshore fields ... and drilling groups around the world earn on average. The IEC and other energy ...
India’s Nov natural rubber imports jump 19pc y/y
Business Recorder - 12/17/2014 1:33:10 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...