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
A New Front In The Ukrainian Conflict: Russian Gas Imports
NPR News - 3/2/2015 1:30:07 PM
Russia is once again threatening to cut off shipments of natural gas to Ukraine — and hinting that ... About 40 percent of EU gas imports come from Russia, and half of that is delivered by pipelines that cross Ukraine. Russia says Ukraine still owes ...
One of the world's largest oil producing countries is running out of gasoline
The Business Insider - 3/3/2015 11:48:43 AM
One of the world's largest oil producers is running out of gasoline ... The irony here is that the currency crisis leading to gas shortages is being caused in part by plummeting oil prices. How does that happen? The basic explanation is that because ...
Back to its roots? Egypt plans to halt gas imports by 2020
Al Bawaba - 2/24/2015 8:53:54 PM
Egypt hopes to halt liquefied natural gas imports in 2020, Oil Minister Sherif Ismail said on Monday, as projects to develop its own gas fields are completed. The Arab world's most populous ... ft extra per day to meet the country's electricity needs ...
S. Korea's energy imports dip to 5-year low in Feb.
Global Post - 3/3/2015 7:38:11 AM
SEJONG, March 3 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's energy imports dropped to the lowest in over five years in February, largely due to a plunge in global oil prices, related data showed Tuesday. In February, the ... of crude, natural gas and coal.
Top 10 Oil Richest Countries in the World
explorationworld.com - 3/3/2015 5:15:01 AM
Saudi Arabian oil imports have become something of a ... which accounts for about 17 percent of the world’s total proved reserves, according to the EIA. The country’s natural gas sector has taken a substantial hit in recent years (though not quite ...
Russia, Ukraine reach gas deal to avoid cuts this month
Times Union - 3/2/2015 11:38:34 PM
BRUSSELS (AP) — Russia and Ukraine reached an agreement late Monday to ensure natural gas supplies to war-torn Ukraine for the month of March, averting possible cuts that could have hit supplies to the European Union. The two countries have fought ...
Shale Gas and Tight Oil Are Commercially Produced in Just Four Countries
Al-Jazeerah - 2/21/2015 3:39:30 AM
Republished to clarify China and Argentina's production of shale gas and tight oil, respectively. The United States, Canada, China, and Argentina are currently the only four countries in the world that are producing commercial volumes of either natural gas ...
Russia, Ukraine reach gas deal for March
United Press International - 3/3/2015 1:00:18 PM
BRUSSELS, March 3 (UPI) --Ukraine and Russia have agreed to a gas shipment deal which will keep Ukraine supplied with natural gas until the end of March. The agreement, brokered in Brussels by the European Union (EU), was announced Monday. The Russian ...
Russia-Ukraine Agreement Cuts Risk of Gas Supply Cutoff
Bloomberg - 3/1/2015 11:54:05 PM
(Bloomberg) -- The risk of Russia cutting off natural ... gas in its underground storage before the winter to boost domestic supply security and ensure EU-bound fuel isn’t threatened, according to Sefcovic. That’s equal to the country’s total gas ...
Top US natural gas supplier to start imports in October
Domican Today - 2/19/2015 12:10:07 PM
Santo Domingo.- Cheniere Energy Inc. executives Renato Pereyra and Albert Nahas are in the country to hammer out the sale of liquefied natural gas to Antillean Gas and also met with representatives of Barrick Gold and of Dominican Republic’s State-owned ...
Russia, Ukraine agree on gas delivery deal through to end of March
The Sofia Globe - 3/3/2015 10:29:59 AM
Russia and Ukraine have agreed on a gas delivery deal through the end of March, despite the conflict over pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. The agreement Monday ensures the two countries will fulfill a “winter package” of Russian natural gas ...
Iran Seeking Role In Selling Gas To Europe
Radio Free Europe - 2/23/2015 9:42:12 AM
A quick look at a map shows why Iran, with the second-largest gas reserves in the world, is well-placed to sell gas to Europe and also link gas-rich countries in the Caspian ... affect Europe's Russian gas imports would require the construction of multiple ...
Iran vows to retaliate with gas sanctions
Press TV - 2/19/2015 6:08:01 PM
According to statistical energy reviews, Iran holds the world’s largest proven natural gas reserves, at 33.8 trillion cubic meters or 18.2% of the total proven reserves. The country’s proven oil deposit is estimated 157 billion barrels, the fourth ...
Natural gas: The fracking fallacy
Nature - 12/3/2014 6:00:19 PM
When US President Barack Obama talks about the future, he foresees a thriving US economy fuelled to a large degree by vast amounts of natural gas pouring ... larger in countries with fewer wells. The EIA has commissioned estimates of world shale potential ...
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 ...