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
US to launch blitz of gas exports, eyes global energy dominance
Daily Telegraph - 4/26/2015 9:07:27 PM
The United States is poised to flood world markets with once-unthinkable quantities of liquefied natural gas as ... last year that US shale gas was abruptly changing the international order, with serious implications for his country. The early effects ...
Iran gas exports up by over 1mcm
Press TV - 4/26/2015 7:17:05 AM
During past years Iran, which sits on the world’s largest gas reserves, has implemented plans to enhance production and export of natural gas by increasing foreign and domestic investment, especially in its South Pars gas field. The country is currently ...
Trade Deficit Sinks - First Benefit of Israel's Gas Finds
Arutz Sheva - 4/26/2015 6:37:07 PM
According to the Economy Ministry, most of the drop in imports was due to a reduction in the amount of oil and gas Israel purchased abroad – with the country substituting natural gas from offshore fields for those resources. In addition, the recent ...
Romania Natural Gas: Country Cuts Imports Of Russian Fuel By 61%
International Business Times - 3/2/2015 3:24:39 PM
Romania is using less natural ... on Russian imports could help Romania avoid the economic consequences of the political battles between Russia and the West that bubbled up this year. Most of Europe’s countries get the majority of their gas from Gazprom ...
Egypt's Sisi approves $500 mn World Bank loan to expand natural gas grid
Ahram Online - 4/22/2015 11:56:50 PM
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi ratified on Thursday a $500 million loan agreement with the World Bank to fund the national ... By connecting new households to the country's natural gas grid system, Egypt aims to save $301.5 million annually ...
Oil, gas, power, prices: big themes from energy meeting
Lenconnect - 4/25/2015 7:46:54 AM
prices for oil and natural gas took a dive that few, if anyone, saw coming. A chastened parade of energy executives, analysts, academics and government officials from several countries delivered speeches and participated in panels as part of IHS's CERAWeek ...
The Coolest Caves in the World
AccuWeather - 4/26/2015 10:30:22 AM
From Patagonia to China, these natural and man-made caves are unbelievable. Check out the 10 coolest caves in the world ... country of Thailand, you must hire a guide who will bring a lantern. No one is allowed to venture in alone, but with the gas ...
China Solar Power Surges: Leaves Entire World Behind
EarthTechling - 4/26/2015 3:16:42 PM
China issued an update on its solar progress this week and made every other solar-seeking country around the world feel kind of pathetic ... including lower priced natural gas, new standards on mercury emissions, and the old age of many coal-fired units.
Oversupply causing oil and natural gas drillers to scale back
POWER SOURCE - 4/15/2015 4:02:33 AM
Oil and natural gas drillers are hitting the brakes on U.S. shale production as prices tumble, but the U.S. remains poised to slash its reliance on energy imports by 2040 ... production in the Marcellus, the country’s largest gas field, has continued ...
Federal Agency's Forecast Says U.S. Could Be Free of Energy Imports by 2020-2030
NJ Spotlight - 4/15/2015 5:14:08 AM
The United States may finally be moving to a time when it no longer needs imports ... country has been a net importer of energy since the 1950s. The implications of that trend could have a big impact on New Jersey, particularly as it relates to natural gas.
Kadamba may switch from diesel to CNG, biodiesel
Times of India - 4/26/2015 9:21:46 PM
PANAJI: In order to cuts costs and increase profitability, and also to reduce pollution, Goa's state-run Kadamba transport corporation (KTC) is studying the possibility of converting its buses from diesel fuel to CNG (compressed natural gas) on the lines ...
International energy moot: Concern voiced over wide gap between gas supply and demand
Business Recorder - 4/25/2015 11:24:38 PM
Voicing concern over existing wide gap between supply and demand of gas in the country, former secretary of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources ... explorations are likely to have big impact on world energy scenario in the days to come.
Japan Diversifies LNG Import Portfolio
The Maritime Executive - 2/1/2015 3:23:15 PM
Japan is the world's largest liquefied natural gas importer ... importing LNG from Russia's Sakhalin terminal in 2009, and the two countries are discussing ways to increase gas imports to Japan via a proposed pipeline or more LNG shipments.
5 Largest Markets for Natural Gas
The Motley Fool - 3/29/2015 1:41:03 PM
Here are the top five natural gas-consuming countries in the world. Natural gas drilling rig in Pennsylvania ... This is why it is also increasing its access to imports, by pipeline from Russia and via LNG. One reason China wants to use more gas is ...
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.