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
South Korea LNG Imports Climbs 29 Percent as Domestic Use Rises
Businessweek - 5/13/2013 11:53:00 PM
The average price paid declined to $742.62 per ton from $790.73 a year ago. South Korea buys most of its LNG under multiyear contracts from suppliers including Qatar, Indonesia and Oman. April’s purchases included a spot shipment of 61,189 ...
Freeport Gas Export Project Gets U.S. Energy Department Nod (1)
Businessweek - 5/17/2013 10:22:21 PM
The Energy Department conditionally approved the Freeport LNG project in Texas to export natural gas, concluding that more overseas sales offer net economic benefits for the U.S. The Freeport development, which is partly owned by ConocoPhillips ...
US eases natural gas glut with second export terminal
The Christian Science Monitor - 5/18/2013 3:25:59 PM
But US consumers and manufacturers have benefited from the oversupply in the form of lower energy costs. Natural gas prices, which in March 2012 reached a 13-year low, will soar with the increase in foreign demand, critics warn. There are ...
Erdogan: No decision yet on oil imports from Iran
Marketwatch - 5/19/2013 2:13:13 PM
DUBAI--Turkey, a major buyer of oil and gas from Iran, has not decided yet whether it will make further cuts to its crude imports from Iran ... U.S. and European Union sanctions on the trade with Tehran. Turkey, which wants to diversify its ...
3 Foreign Companies Invest in U.S. Project to Export Liquid Gas
Dealbook - 5/18/2013 5:31:51 AM
Natural gas prices in the United States are now about $4 per million British thermal units, the industry’s standard measure. European-traded prices are in the $10 per million B.T.U.’s range, with Asian prices about $15 per million per B.T.U ...
Ukraine Imports Record Amount of Gas from the EU
Yahoo! Finance - 5/16/2013 10:49:11 AM
In April 2013 the Eastern European country ... meters of natural gas per day during November-December 2012. Currently Ukrainian and Slovak parties are negotiating the Interconnection Agreement. Today Ukraine launched gas import from Slovakia ...
Changing the oil game – Shale gas
Hill Post - 5/18/2013 11:51:14 AM
However, American shale gas which is considered to be equivalent to Iran’s oil reserves may be able to rescue America’s pioneering spirit. Noted economist Thomas Friedman in a recent The New York Times article argued that, “with well planned ...
South Korea imports Iranian natural gas liquids in April
Peninsula - 5/15/2013 9:34:37 PM
SEOUL: South Korea imported natural gas liquids from Iran for the second straight month in April, customs data showed yesterday, though a source with direct knowledge of the matter said it was part of a delayed shipment from an earlier contract.
US approves second terminal to export natural gas
Economic Times - 5/17/2013 5:07:23 PM
WASHINGTON: The Obama administration on Friday approved a second US terminal to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to non-free trade agreement countries, further expanding the nation's role in international gas trade. The approval of natural gas ...
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 it the green light to import cheap liquefied natural gas. Since Japan is poor in natural resources, it has been ...
Energy Department approves natural gas export permit
Denver Post - 5/18/2013 6:00:29 AM
The decision shows how the boom in U.S. natural-gas production has caused a 180-degree shift in a key area of energy trade ... The project, known as Freeport LNG, is expected to require more than $10 billion in investment, according to the ...
Ukraine starts test gas imports from Slovakia
Interfax Information Agency - 5/15/2013 1:56:29 PM
Poland pumped a record volume of gas of 102 million cubic meters into the country's gas transportation system ... and Hungary amounted to about 291 million cubic meters. Imports of Russian natural gas to Ukraine in April amounted to 800.8 million cubic ...
UPDATE 1-Mexico's Pemex opens contract bids for Ramones gas pipeline project
Reuters - 5/14/2013 2:44:48 AM
In a statement, the company said the second phase of Ramones will cover 460 miles (740 km) spanning five northern-central Mexican states, and help the country ... gas play in southern Texas. Pemex says the project will boost natural gas import ...
Mexico shift to LNG drives gas costs higher
Reuters - 5/9/2013 4:12:27 PM
LONDON/MEXICO CITY, May 9 (Reuters) - Mexico is stepping up imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG ... end of 2014 as major pipeline expansion works allow more U.S. gas into the country. That said, CFE is also re-negotiating its long-term ...
Natural-gas exports: A debate over values, not numbers
The Jerusalem Post - 5/18/2013 8:12:19 PM
Even Egypt has begun to import natural gas! Over the past decades ... Strum bases his projection on experience in other countries with natural-gas reserves. Once they became available, the infrastructure transition was dramatic. For instance, some 50% ...