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
Infographic: Fracking Imports and Exports in Europe — Natural Gas Reserves, Production, and Consumption by Country
circleofblue.org - 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 ...
Who Will Take the Prize in Asian Natural Gas Exports?
The Motley Fool - 12/10/2013 12:33:16 PM
Asian countries pay top dollar for liquefied natural gas or LNG. Growing LNG demand for power generation in Japan for example, suggests prices will stay high. Several companies want a share of this Asian market. Cheniere looks like it will be ...
Fall In U.S. Natural Gas Imports Causing Panic In Leading Exporting Countries
Daily Markets - 4/19/2010 11:56:59 PM
The world ‘s biggest natural gas exporters met Monday ... supply has reduced the need for U.S. natural gas imports. Shale rock gas is retrieved from tight rock formations and its U.S. boom led the country to extract more gas than Russia last year for ...
The Case for LNG Exports: An Escalating Global Demand for Natural Gas
The Motley Fool - 9/24/2013 10:04:11 PM
Natural gas is the world's fastest-growing fossil fuel ... into perspective by making a comparison between OECD countries and the rest for natural gas consumption: The case for LNG exports should only grow stronger from here. Record oil and natural ...
Expensive Natural Gas?: US, UK, France, Germany and Japan's Prices Compared
theenergycollective.com - 11/10/2013 11:53:05 PM
John Major, the conservative ex-prime minister, blind sided his party by calling for a one off windfall tax to bolster winter fuel payments. And the Big 6 energy firms are now ... average price of natural gas for households in the US, UK, France, Germany ...
How to Convert the Country to Natural Gas, by T. Boone Pickens
Businessweek - 4/11/2013 3:41:14 PM
China’s already got 40,000 trucks on LNG [liquefied natural gas], and they import the stuff. And here we are in the U.S., with more natural gas than any other country in the world ... gas is about $2.79 a gallon, compared with about $4.79 ...
India's ONGC Videsh Eyes Oil, Gas Opportunities in Ecuador
The Wall Street Journal - 12/10/2013 4:43:48 PM
NEW DELHI--ONGC Videsh Ltd., the overseas investment arm of Indian state-owned Oil & Natural Gas Corp. (500312.BY), said Tuesday it has signed an initial agreement with Ecuador to evaluate oil and gas investments in the South American country.
Pakistan to push forward on gas project with Iran
Washington Post - 12/10/2013 8:37:02 AM
ISLAMABAD — Pakistan will push forward with a controversial pipeline to import natural gas from neighboring Iran, Pakistan said Tuesday, a project opposed by the United States. The pipeline will link Iran’s gas fields with energy-starved Pakistan, but ...
Asia's rising oil, gas imports to spur upstream acquisitions: Moody's
Platts - 12/9/2013 6:58:01 AM
State-owned Asian oil companies will make more overseas upstream acquisitions next year as regional crude and gas imports continue to rise, US ratings agency Moody's forecast Monday. "We expect Asia's growing reliance on crude oil and natural gas imports ...
Behold the World’s First Tugboats Powered by Natural Gas
Wired News - 10/22/2013 8:59:22 AM
Turkish shipbuilder Sanmar just finished building two tugboats powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). Named Borgøy and Bokn, the two tugs are powered by Rolls-Royce engines and run solely on LNG. The first, Borgøy, is due to be delivered to Norway’s ...
Japan Became First Country in the World to Extract Natural Gas from Methane Hydrate
jagranjosh.com - 3/13/2013 4:34:07 AM
With this, Japan became the first country to do so in the world ... extraction of natural gas from methane hydrate will therefore help Japan in reducing the pressure on natural resources as well as bringing down the cost of import of fuel.
Tanzania: Gas to Bridge Widening Current Account Deficit
AllAfrica - 12/10/2013 5:38:05 AM
TANZANIA will reduce its current account deficit in the next few years when it begins exporting high value commodities like the liquefied natural gas (LNG). Currently, the government is looking at erecting a facility to export LNG to be located in Lindi ...
Globally, countries are burning off more natural gas
Globe and Mail - 9/5/2013 10:52:22 AM
“We believe consumers deserve more choices in the vehicles they drive and the fuel they use to power their vehicles,’’ said ... Canada was 12th on the GGFR list of the world’s top flaring countries, behind countries such as China, Saudi Arabia ...
France urgently needs LNG imports to South port
hydrocarbonprocessing.com - 12/9/2013 1:53:11 PM
France urgently needs to import liquefied natural gas to the southern port of Fos after prices in the region rose to a record, the energy regulator and gas distributor said. As heating demand climbs amid cold weather, the difference in gas prices between ...
U.S. steps up natural gas exports
CNN Money - 6/4/2013 2:01:24 PM
Ships like this are used to send natural gas around the world. Manufactures fear jobs losses, environmentalists more fracking as U.S. steps up exports. Last month, the Energy Department approved a second application to export natural gas ...