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
Import of LNG to provide big saving to country
Business Recorder - 3/1/2015 4:08:47 PM
ISLAMABAD: The import of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) would provide a big saving to the country in view of lower petrol imports. An official of ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources told APP that the import of LNG in transport sector will save ...
Egypt Aims for LNG Import Independence by 2020
Forbes - 2/27/2015 9:54:46 PM
Coupled with security issues in the eastern Sinai region, the energy challenges erased Egypt’s role as natural gas exporter and left Cairo searching for new, sustainable options. The country’s reliance on costly imports has remained a challenge in ...
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 ...
Natural Gas Can Be The Energy Policy That Works
Investors Business Daily - 2/17/2015 5:38:47 AM
Instead of relying on large amounts of foreign liquefied natural gas to compensate for a shortage of domestic production, the reverse has occurred. The U.S. now imports almost no ... that natural gas is now going to countries like Canada and Mexico by ...
Disarray in LNG imports
Dawn - 2/27/2015 9:54:46 PM
THE fact that the country’s first consignment of liquefied natural gas is now weeks away from landing would have ... payments they receive from the finance ministry to pay for these imports. You would think that all this work would have been done by ...
Bells toll for Europe's largest gas field
Firstpost - 3/2/2015 2:10:05 AM
Lessons from Groningen, which lies far from any natural fault line, feed into a debate over the threat posed by hydraulic fracturing in the United States, China, Britain and elsewhere. The world's 10th largest gas field, Groningen is expected to supply the ...
Putin again employs natural gas as diplomatic weapon
United Press International - 2/25/2015 8:02:36 PM
MOSCOW, Feb. 25 (UPI) --Russia has returned to threats of curtailment of natural ... gas to (eastern) Ukraine," said Naftogaz Chairman Andriy Kobolyev last week. The gas crisis comes amid other signs Russia is using its influence to force Western countries ...
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 ...
Europe’s dependency on Russian gas is not likely to change any time soon
THE CONVERSATION - 3/1/2015 11:29:37 AM
The conventional way of assessing the ability of a country to cope with ... states who depend on Russian gas supplies to varying extents. The EU is the world’s largest energy importer: 53% of all EU energy comes from imports, of which 39% is Russia ...
Russia and Ukraine Move Toward Resolution of Feud Over Natural Gas Payments
New York Times - 2/27/2015 10:59:11 PM
Ukrainian officials say they want to supply natural gas to rebel areas from pipelines inside the country, rather than directly from Russia, and that they did not intentionally cut supplies but that pipelines were damaged during fighting. In eastern Ukraine ...
Ukraine struggles to keep natural gas flowing from Russia
The Christian Science Monitor - 2/27/2015 9:18:58 PM
sending gas back to Ukraine after receiving their share through pipelines that travel across the country. Those states, however, have faced some pressure from Russia as a result. Slovakia delivers 14.6 billion cubic meters of gas per year to Ukraine ...
Putin threatens to cut gas to Ukraine as showdowns shift to economy
Washington Post - 2/25/2015 7:26:48 PM
MOSCOW — Russia shifted its showdown with Ukraine to economic pressure on Wednesday, as Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened to cut off natural gas within days even ... to approve new loans to the troubled country. But that suggests Ukraine ...
U.K. Won’t Approve Sale of North Sea Gas Fields to LetterOne Fund
Wall Street Journal - 2/27/2015 11:56:27 PM
LONDON—The U.K. government said Saturday it won’t approve the sale of British North Sea natural ... the U.K. gas fields would come at a time when domestic gas production is declining and concerns are mounting over reliance on energy imports.
Top 10 Countries by Proved Natural Gas Reserves (and Their Production Rates)
explorationworld.com - 9/14/2014 11:52:53 PM
The UAE currently imports and exports liquefied natural gas (LNG) and shares gas pipelines ... 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 ...
Algeria: Kenya Turns to Algeria for Oil and Gas Expertise
AllAfrica - 2/28/2015 6:11:40 PM
It helps to understand that Algeria is the largest producer of natural ... oil and gas producers. At the conference which was attended by global players in oil and gas, two things emerged from listening to examples from around the world. For a country ...