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
Shale Gas Could Be UK's New North Sea: Report
CNBC - 5/22/2013 6:17:13 AM
Taylor added that a move towards shale gas production could reduce the U.K.'s reliance on gas imports from 67 percent to 37 percent in 2030, with a cost saving of 7.5 billion ($11.4 billion). (Read More: Falling Petrol Prices Drive Drop in UK Inflation ...
Natural gas consumption growth below average
MENAFN - 5/18/2013 11:54:14 PM
The BP report said natural gas prices in Europe and Asia - including spot markets ... Russia and Colombia offsetting continued declines in mature provinces such as the UK and Norway, as well as unexpected outages in a number of other countries.
U.S. shale gas alters Japan’s energy plans
Japan Times - 5/19/2013 3:24:48 PM
Japan has made progress in its attempts to curtail soaring fuel costs since the 2011 Fukushima disaster and Washington on Friday gave ... other resource-rich countries such as Russia, which is facing a decline in its share in the European market because ...
Natural-gas exports: A debate over values, not numbers
The Jerusalem Post - 5/18/2013 7:43:41 PM
The discovery of natural gas in the Mediterranean is a development that even the gloomiest environmentalists greet with elation. Israel’s air pollution takes a terrible toll on public health, with high asthma and cancer rates in major cities reflecting ...
Pascagoula's LNG import terminal wants to export natural gas
Biloxi Sun Herald - 5/20/2013 2:01:53 AM
The owners want to begin exporting natural gas. It would be quite the turnaround for the $1.1 billion terminal built more than two years ago to import the super-chilled ... 11.5 million tons of LNG a year to countries approved under the Free Trade ...
Natural Gas Exports Spark Possibilities, Concerns
HispanicBusiness.com - 5/21/2013 7:47:17 PM
The debate on the costs and benefits of exporting some of the abundant natural gas available in the U.S. is coming to an end. Last week, the Department of Energy issued a permission to export liquefied natural gas to Japan. That country has no ...
On exporting of natural gas,
Herald Tribune - 5/23/2013 5:04:27 AM
Just a few years ago, many companies built natural-gas import terminals, anticipating greater American ... could cause domestic prices to rise, hurting consumers and some industries that have benefited from cheap natural gas.
Gas discoveries give Israel new regional clout -minister
Reuters - 5/22/2013 12:00:49 PM
Once totally dependent on fuel imports ... to buy liquefied natural gas from Israel's Tamar field and has also made clear it wants to buy from the larger, nearby Leviathan field. Some Israeli leaders have suggested the country should adopt ...
Ukraine to cut gas imports from Russia in 2013
china.org.cn - 5/23/2013 4:10:10 PM
Ukraine is planning to import 18 billion cubic meters of natural gas from Russia in 2013, almost half of the gas it imported from Russia last year. The projected amount of gas imports from Russia is 54.5 percent of the gas Ukraine bought last year from ...
Energy Dept. to delay more natural gas export decisions
Daily Caller - 5/22/2013 1:33:52 PM
The newly confirmed Energy Secretary ... U.S. and create jobs. “It is abundantly clear that exports to the world market generate benefits for Americans, and also for our strategic allies, including those in Europe, Asia, and South and Central ...
US eases natural gas glut with second export terminal (+video)
The Christian Science Monitor - 5/18/2013 3:25:59 PM
The announcement is also a boost to key US allies, especially Japan, which has been lobbying the Obama administration to allow LNG exports as it transitions away from nuclear power ... analysts weigh the pros and cons. Friday's announcement ...
EU leaders pursue shale gas dream in Brussels talks
Yahoo! News - 5/22/2013 6:05:53 PM
Arriving at the summit, British Prime Minister David Cameron, whose government is advancing plans to exploit his country's shale gas deposits ... among the keenest to cut their reliance on imports of natural gas from Russia by developing shale gas of ...
Changing the oil game – Shale gas
Hill Post - 5/18/2013 11:51:14 AM
Shale gas is fast transforming the world’s energy industry. It is cheap, abundant and has the ability to burn cleaner than fossil fuels and has increasingly become an important source of natural ... from about 80 countries. The net imports accounted ...
Erdogan: No decision yet on oil imports from Iran
Marketwatch - 5/19/2013 2:13:13 PM
Turkey will continue to look for other opportunities to import crude at cheaper rates, he said. Last month, Turkish energy minister Taner Yildiz said that the country has no plans to reduce its energy imports from Tehran despite the growing prospect of ...
German natural gas import prices below NCG Day-ahead in March
ICIS Chemical Business - 5/17/2013 3:55:48 PM
March import prices stood at €7,979.15/terajoule (TJ) (€28.72MWh), while the NCG Day-ahead spot contract assessed by ICIS settled at an average of €31.445/MWh. Year on year, import prices dropped by 3.4%, down from €8,257.46/TJ, BAFA said.