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
Ukraine Relying Less On Russian Natural Gas, Hopes To Become Bigger European Supplier
Forbes - 3/26/2015 1:41:37 AM
On the natural gas front, Ukraine is moving farther away from Russia despite a decline in domestic production last year. One of the reasons: Europe. Believe it or not, gas hungry Europe was a major exporter to Ukraine last year. Ukraine imports of E.U ...
Europe's Energy Needs Will See Russian Gas Stay in Demand BP
The Moscow Times - 3/27/2015 9:35:52 PM
BRUSSELS — Europe's reliance on imports of natural ... position as world leader in renewable energy, which accounts for about 3 percent of the worldwide mix, rising to 8 percent by 2035 but would not be enough to reduce the need for gas.
Modi calls for slashing India's energy imports by 10%
Commodity Online - 3/27/2015 9:54:21 AM
Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, has called for enhancing domestic production to reduce the energy import burden of the country by at least 10 percent ... Union Government aims to extend piped natural gas (PNG) to one crore houses over the next ...
Modi Targets 10 Per Cent Cut In Oil Imports By 2022
businessworld.in - 3/27/2015 6:19:37 AM
India imports about 80 per cent of its daily crude oil requirements, making it a major contributor to the country's import bill. Gulf countries are India's major suppliers of oil and gas. Qatar supplies 86 per cent of India's Liquified Natural Gas (LNG).
Make India energy sufficient, cut imports: PM Modi
Post - 3/27/2015 12:24:41 PM
New Delhi: Pitching for an energy sufficient India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the country should cut oil imports ... world: Pranab Mukherjee Since the government started the new scheme of direct benefit transfer (DBT) for cooking gas ...
PM Modi urges well-off Indians to give up gas subsidies
Business Recorder - 3/27/2015 8:45:46 PM
The Indian leader also said the country should cut oil, gas and petrol imports by 10 percent over the next seven years as it seeks to reduce its energy bills and become more self-sufficient. Since taking office last year, Modi has lifted diesel price ...
U.S. urged to develop Arctic oil and gas
San Francisco Gate - 3/27/2015 8:31:27 PM
The U.S. has drastically cut imports and transformed itself into the world’s biggest producer of oil and natural gas by tapping huge reserves in shale rock formations. But the government predicts that the shale boom won’t last much beyond the next decade.
India to boost LNG imports to raise power generation
IN - 3/25/2015 6:39:17 PM
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The government said on Wednesday it will boost imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to improve electricity generation ... has been conceptualised as the eighth largest in the world, spread over an area of 1160 hectares to handle ...
$900 million investment by 2 US funds will allow Mexico to complete pipeline to import US gas
FOX News - 3/26/2015 10:48:38 PM
The Los Ramones pipeline will transport natural gas from Texas to Mexico and is intended to facilitate imports of cheap U.S. gas and lower Mexico's high commercial electricity rates. Mexico built the first part of the Los Ramones project, from the U.S ...
U.K.’s Biggest Gas Store Cuts Capacity for Six Months for Tests
Bloomberg - 3/25/2015 11:54:15 PM
The U.K. has less natural gas storage space in relation to demand than most other countries in Europe ... shipped an average of 97 million cubic meters a day in the period. Higher imports of LNG into the U.K. this year will mitigate any impact of Rough ...
Tap Natural Gas to Meet Power Needs
The New Indian Express - 3/27/2015 5:18:10 PM
The Centre has done well to evolve a mechanism to supply imported gas for power ... We need to tap this natural resource to the fullest degree possible. In fact, there is a strong case for reducing the dependence on oil. If a country like the US can ...
Britain's gas storage cuts heighten risks for winter
Reuters - 3/27/2015 5:32:29 PM
MILAN/LONDON, March 27 (Reuters) - Britain's available natural gas storage capacity will fall to its lowest ... This time, traders expect Britain next winter to be more heavily dependent on imports from Belgium and the Netherlands, itself facing shortages ...
Column: Oil and gas exports — one policy change, many benefits
San Juan Health Parters General Surgery - 3/25/2015 7:55:02 AM
Pritzker states: "an increasing number of businesses are realizing that their customer base is no longer around the corner, but around the world ... by foreign countries. The result was a ban on most U.S. oil exports. Exporting natural gas is not ...
CCEA approves gas import to revive stranded power plants
Vancouver Desi South Asian news - 3/25/2015 6:24:58 PM
... natural gas for supply to gas-based power plants stranded due to a shortfall in the production of domestic natural gas in the country. “In order to revive these stranded gas-based plants, the mechanism envisages importing Regasified Liquified ...
'India expected to be self-sufficient in synthetic rubber by 2017'
Economic Times - 3/25/2015 11:44:06 AM
MUMBAI: India is expected to become self-sufficient in synthetic rubber by 2017 as its production capacity triples, industry executives said, improving raw material supply for tyre makers in a country that is home to one of the world's biggest car markets.