Country Comparison > Natural gas - production

RankCountryNatural gas - production (cubic meters)
1United States611,000,000,000
2Russia588,900,000,000
3Canada152,300,000,000
4Iran138,500,000,000
5Qatar116,700,000,000
6Norway106,300,000,000
7China102,500,000,000
8Netherlands85,170,000,000
9Algeria85,140,000,000
10Saudi Arabia83,940,000,000
11Indonesia82,800,000,000
12Malaysia66,500,000,000
13Egypt62,690,000,000
14Uzbekistan59,100,000,000
15Mexico59,070,000,000
16United Kingdom56,300,000,000
17India52,800,000,000
18United Arab Emirates48,840,000,000
19Australia45,110,000,000
20Pakistan42,900,000,000
21Turkmenistan42,400,000,000
22Trinidad and Tobago42,380,000,000
23Argentina40,100,000,000
24Peru31,120,000,000
25Thailand30,880,000,000
26Oman24,760,000,000
27Brazil24,070,000,000
28Nigeria23,210,000,000
29Venezuela22,900,000,000
30Ukraine20,260,000,000
31Kazakhstan20,200,000,000
32Bangladesh19,750,000,000
33Azerbaijan16,520,000,000
34Libya15,900,000,000
35Bolivia14,730,000,000
36Germany12,650,000,000
37Bahrain12,580,000,000
38Burma11,540,000,000
39Brunei11,500,000,000
40Kuwait11,490,000,000
41Romania10,590,000,000
42Colombia10,490,000,000
43Vietnam8,500,000,000
44Italy8,400,000,000
45Denmark8,087,000,000
46Equatorial Guinea6,270,000,000
47Syria6,190,000,000
48Poland6,084,000,000
49New Zealand4,481,000,000
50Mozambique3,600,000,000
51Tunisia3,600,000,000
52Japan3,397,000,000
53Philippines3,150,000,000
54Croatia2,507,000,000
55Hungary2,494,000,000
56South Africa1,900,000,000
57Austria1,716,000,000
58Cote d'Ivoire1,600,000,000
59Israel1,550,000,000
60Chile1,350,000,000
61Iraq1,300,000,000
62Cuba1,160,000,000
63France721,000,000
64Angola690,000,000
65Turkey674,000,000
66Tanzania658,000,000
67Korea, South539,300,000
68Congo, Republic of the530,000,000
69Yemen520,000,000
70Serbia517,000,000
71Ireland383,000,000
72Ecuador331,000,000
73Taiwan310,000,000
74Jordan250,000,000
75Belarus150,000,000
76Papua New Guinea130,000,000
77Czech Republic128,300,000
78Slovakia103,000,000
79Gabon80,000,000
80Morocco60,000,000
81Bulgaria54,000,000
82Senegal50,000,000
83Spain48,000,000
84Tajikistan38,000,000
85Albania30,000,000
86Afghanistan30,000,000
87Cameroon20,000,000
88Kyrgyzstan15,400,000
89Georgia10,000,000
90Greece1,000,000
91Moldova60,000
92Aruba1
93Antigua and Barbuda0
94American Samoa0
95Armenia0
96Barbados0
97Botswana0
98Bermuda0
99Belgium0
100Bahamas, The0
101Solomon Islands0
102Bhutan0
103Benin0
104Belize0
105Bosnia and Herzegovina0
106Congo, Democratic Republic of the0
107Burundi0
108Cambodia0
109Chad0
110Sri Lanka0
111Ghana0
112Gibraltar0
113Grenada0
114Greenland0
115Gambia, The0
116Guam0
117Finland0
118Fiji0
119Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)0
120Faroe Islands0
121French Polynesia0
122Estonia0
123Eritrea0
124El Salvador0
125Ethiopia0
126Comoros0
127Cayman Islands0
128Cape Verde0
129Cook Islands0
130Costa Rica0
131Central African Republic0
132Djibouti0
133Dominica0
134Dominican Republic0
135Mongolia0
136Montserrat0
137Malawi0
138Macedonia0
139Mali0
140Lesotho0
141Luxembourg0
142Madagascar0
143Macau0
144Korea, North0
145Kiribati0
146Kosovo0
147Laos0
148Lebanon0
149Latvia0
150Lithuania0
151Liberia0
152Guatemala0
153Guinea0
154Guyana0
155Haiti0
156Hong Kong0
157Honduras0
158Iceland0
159Kenya0
160Jamaica0
161Mauritius0
162Mauritania0
163Malta0
164Maldives0
165New Caledonia0
166Niue0
167Niger0
168Vanuatu0
169Nepal0
170Nauru0
171Suriname0
172Nicaragua0
173Guinea-Bissau0
174Puerto Rico0
175Rwanda0
176Paraguay0
177Panama0
178Portugal0
179Turks and Caicos Islands0
180Tonga0
181Togo0
182Sao Tome and Principe0
183Saint Helena0
184Slovenia0
185Sierra Leone0
186Singapore0
187Somalia0
188Saint Pierre and Miquelon0
189Saint Kitts and Nevis0
190Seychelles0
191Saint Lucia0
192Sudan0
193Sweden0
194East Timor0
195Switzerland0
196Uganda0
197Burkina Faso0
198Uruguay0
199Zambia0
200Zimbabwe0
201Virgin Islands0
202Namibia0
203West Bank0
204Western Sahara0
205Samoa0
206Swaziland0
207British Virgin Islands0
208Saint Vincent and the Grenadines0

Definition: This entry is the total natural gas produced in cubic meters (cu m). The discrepancy between the amount of natural gas produced and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is due to the omission of stock changes and other complicating factors.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012

See also: Natural gas - production map

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