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
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.
Lithuania to now survive without Russian gas
Times of India - 10/27/2014 6:15:34 PM
With the recent hostility increasing between Russia and the western world, threatening gas supplies ... will create the opportunity to form natural gas market in Lithuania, since at present the country imports the entire quantity of natural gas from ...
EU Pushes to Resolve Ukraine, Russia Gas Dispute
Wall Street Journal - 10/29/2014 8:22:02 PM
which led to natural gas shortages in Ukraine and several EU countries. Russian gas accounted for more than a third of the EU’s natural-gas imports last year, with around half of those supplies transiting through Ukraine.
Ukraine, Russia sign deal to end natural gas cut-off ahead of winter
Washington Post - 10/30/2014 8:28:01 PM
The stop-gap deal will secure critical energy supplies for Ukraine through March and will also help assure European countries that their own natural gas supply will not be disrupted during chilly winter months. Russia cut off gas to Ukraine in June ...
Ukraine Will Struggle to Boost EU Gas Imports Amid Talks
Bloomberg - 10/29/2014 9:23:28 AM
Ukraine will struggle with its plan to boost natural gas imports from Europe, leaving the nation with ... limited volumes to EU countries including Poland last month, reducing the bloc’s ability to sell fuel to Ukraine. “The Ukrainians have always ...
EU-brokered gas talks between Ukraine and Russia at impasse as winter draws near
FOX News - 10/30/2014 12:14:05 PM
BRUSSELS – Talks to guarantee that Russian gas imports flow into Ukraine throughout the winter ... Ukraine since then has been relying on gas transfers from other European countries and its own reserves. EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso ...
No progress in talks over Russian gas supplies to Ukraine
Los Angeles Times - 10/29/2014 6:13:11 PM
Moscow offered Kiev a 30% discount on gas imports late last year as an inducement to then-Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich to keep the country's economy closely tethered to Russia's instead of signing an association agreement with the European Union.
Gas-Exporter Turkmenistan Suffering Gas Shortages—Report
EurasiaNet - 10/29/2014 5:55:53 AM
Turkmenistan has the world’s fourth-largest natural gas reserves and exports billions ... or over half of China’s gas imports. The Central Asian country is slated to up those deliveries to 65 bcm by 2020, becoming something of a resource colony for ...
IEA: Sub-Saharan Africa will produce more gas than Russia
EurActiv.com - 10/30/2014 7:13:26 AM
Policymakers and senior officials are acutely aware that liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports from a booming Africa would significantly ... “There is no other continent in the world where you have 320 days of very strong, bright sunshine,” he pointed ...
ECC meeting: Govt offers incentive, lowers taxes on LNG imports
The Express Tribune - 10/29/2014 11:06:41 PM
In a move to make imported Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) cheaper for the private sector, the government on Wednesday significantly lowered taxes on imports that will alleviate ... to the exchequer,” he added. The country is facing acute gas shortage ...
Future of natural gas industry keeps improving, survey says
eaglefordtexas.com - 10/29/2014 8:29:12 PM
The U.S. natural ... for the country’s network of gas pipelines. A symbol of the transformation is the export of LNG, or liquefied natural gas. Several years ago, before the shale gas revolution, the United States counted on natural gas imports to ...
Europe Will Remain Dependent on Russian Natural Gas
sourceable.net - 10/29/2014 10:09:25 PM
Most of the Eurozone will continue to remain reliant upon Russia for supplies of natural ... on Russian Gas study has found that while Baltic nations and countries in south-eastern Europe could potentially eliminate Russian gas imports in as little ...
EIA Energy Information Administration : Effect of Increased Levels of Liquefied Natural Gas Exports on U.S. Energy Markets ›
4 Traders - 10/29/2014 9:33:37 PM
Any reduction in global natural gas prices that might occur as a result of U.S. LNG exports would tend to stimulate the economies of countries that import gas, increasing their demand for both domestic goods and services and imports sourced from the United ...
With Islamic State on the rampage in Iraq, India seeks to hike oil imports from Saudi Arabia
India TV - 10/29/2014 9:16:19 AM
Riyadh: With oil imports from Iraq on the verge of tapering off because of the emergence of Islamic State, India's Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan ... which operates the world's largest onshore oilfield and offshore oilfield.
Ukraine, Moscow clinch deal on Russian gas supply
Newsday - 10/30/2014 5:57:41 PM
Talks to guarantee that Russian gas imports flow into Ukraine throughout the winter appeared ... Ukraine since then has been relying on gas transfers from other European countries and its own reserves. EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso conferred ...