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
West Tries to Loosen Russia's Gas Grip
The Wall Street Journal - 3/9/2014 8:06:04 PM
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U.S. Hopes Boom in Natural Gas Can Curb Putin
New York Times - 3/5/2014 7:35:01 PM
Although Russia is still the world ... domestic natural gas oppose the effort, they have fallen to the sidelines in the rush. For Russia, energy supplies are as important to keeping a hold on Ukraine and the other former countries of the ...
Is Washington Using the Ukraine Crisis to Push Natural Gas Exports to Asia?
AllGov - 3/10/2014 10:32:13 AM
Since Russia began flexing its muscles in the Crimea and threatening Ukrainian sovereignty, policymakers in Washington, D.C., have called for some kind of action to punish President Vladimir Putin’s power grab. There’s been talk of imposing economic ...
Call for U.S. natural gas exports to Europe, Ukraine sparks eniro debate in Colorado
Real Aspen - 3/10/2014 4:44:27 PM
As a quartet of Central European nations late last week clamored for natural gas imports from the ... of Chemicals (FRAC) Act for more than five years. The bill would remove a Bush administration Safe Drinking Water Act exemption for fracking, in which ...
Frack You, Putin! Could the U.S. Battle Russia With Natural Gas Exports?
Slate - 3/7/2014 12:37:28 PM
One of the key reasons why options have been so limited is that western Europe is critically dependent on Russia—and pipelines that go through Ukraine—for its oil and natural gas. Nobody really wants to start a conflagration with the country that keeps ...
Barrasso: President Should Lift Restrictions on Exports of U.S. Natural Gas, Oil & Coal
politicalnews.me - 3/10/2014 12:41:04 PM
of the amount of liquefied natural gas exports that Canada has. “Now last year, I introduced a piece of legislation, S. 192, the Expedited LNG for American Allies Act. “It’s a bipartisan bill, supporters on both sides of the aisle, co-sponsors on ...
Ukraine Plans to Cut Russian Gas Imports, Raise EU Supply
Bloomberg - 3/5/2014 2:12:53 PM
Ukraine, the subject of a struggle for influence between Russia and the West, plans to cut natural-gas imports from its eastern neighbor ... meters of gas a year from various European Union countries through Slovakian pipelines, Prodan told ...
Europe Considering Increasing U.S. Gas Imports, Says U.K.'s Hague
The Wall Street Journal - 3/9/2014 3:26:53 PM
LONDON—European leaders are starting to discuss importing more natural gas from the U.S. following Russia's military intervention in Crimea, U.K. Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Sunday, a sign that Russia is facing long-term economic consequences ...
Natural Gas Exports Still Face Obstacles, Despite Ukraine Promises
investing.com - 3/10/2014 3:32:52 PM
The U.S. must still improve transportation and logistics infrastructure, which can move natural gas from productive inner regions of the country, like North Dakota, to coasts in preparation for exports. The earliest production for a U.S. liquefied natural ...
Don’t Send America’s Natural Gas to Ukraine
Politico - 3/8/2014 11:56:19 PM
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Boehner’s plan to save Ukraine: It’s full of gas
Washington Post - 3/6/2014 11:58:41 PM
John Boehner thinks the United States can help Ukraine by approving more gas export terminals. Is he right? “The ability to turn the tables and put the Russian leader in check lies right beneath our feet, in the form ... Long gone is talk that used to ...
Europe needs an alternative to Russian natural gas
Washington Post - 3/4/2014 11:53:54 PM
OVER THE past decade, Russian President Vladimir Putin has extorted fealty from his neighbors by using energy, particularly natural gas, as a political cudgel. In 2006 and 2009, Gazprom, the Russian state gas monopoly, suspended exports to Ukraine ...
In Ukraine Crisis, Russia's Natural Gas Tactics Could Backfire
Forbes - 3/5/2014 6:09:07 PM
Russia and Ukraine have raised concerns about the security of European natural gas supply, and caused European prices to spike on Monday. The UK National Balancing Point (NBP) futures for natural gas jumped nearly 10% to $10.28 per MMBtu ...
Barack Obama urged to lift curbs on exports of gas, oil and coal
The Economic Times - 3/7/2014 6:46:42 AM
"For years, the US has asked Japan and India to reduce their imports of Iranian oil ... expand the ability of energy firms to export liquefied natural gas to more countries around the world. Currently liquefied natural gas can only be exported ...
Natural Gas Exports: To Counter Russia?
On Point - 3/7/2014 7:54:07 PM
JasonBordoff) Wall Street Journal: At Energy Confab ... Rob Franklin, Exxon Mobil’s president of gas and power marketing, estimates the cost of big gas projects has quadrupled over the past few years.” New York Times: U.S. Hopes Boom ...