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
Slovakia net gas imports expected to cost the country US$3.25Bn in 2013
Live-PR - 12/19/2014 5:59:50 AM
As a result, the EU has made development of better gas interconnections a priority for Slovakia as net gas imports are expected to cost the country around US $3.25bn ... The deal allows Kiev to buy natural gas on the European spot market and annually ...
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 ...
Natural gas to cost Israelis double world average, report says
The Times Of Isreal - 12/19/2014 10:46:09 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 ...
New York State Bans Fracking For Natural Gas
The Latin Post - 12/18/2014 2:22:05 PM
The fracking method has yielded tens of billions of dollars of profits for oil and gas companies, and reduced fuel imports ... the country to great success -- is short-sighted and reckless, particularly when New York depends on safely produced 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 ...
Analysis: A global natural gas boom alone won't slow climate change
PennEnergy - 12/18/2014 7:08:25 PM
because generating electricity by burning natural gas emits less than half as much carbon dioxide as burning coal. The US success story has stimulated the interest of numerous countries around the world. After all, shale is the most abundant form of ...
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 ...
Natural Gas Rolls Into World of Freight Rail
US News and World Report - 4/15/2014 8:33:46 PM
Diesel locomotives may soon go the way of the steam engine. Liquefied natural gas, or LNG, may soon replace diesel in most of the country’s freight locomotives, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said Monday. “It’s still relatively much ...
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 ...