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
Liquid Natural Gas to become India's energy future
aa.com.tr - 9/20/2014 4:29:07 PM
India eyes liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports from Russia, the U.S. and Australia to reduce its dependence on Qatar and sustain its energy security, an energy expert said. As the world's tenth largest economy and with a gross domestic product (GPD ...
Natural Gas Imports into China – Prospects for Growth
jdsupra.com - 9/10/2014 1:49:11 PM
In the near term, natural gas imports into China are likely to continue ... of the importance of supply diversification in any country's energy policy. As one of the world's largest gas importers and consumers, there is every reason that the future growth ...
United States Natural Gas ETF Message Board
Yahoo Finance - 9/17/2014 7:31:38 PM
"[Competition between exporters of liquefied natural gas ... world’s largest LNG consumers – Japan and South Korea – are nearby. To top it off, China, often ranked as the largest consumer of an array of other commodities, is finally kicking its ...
U.S. Hopes Boom in Natural Gas Can Curb Putin
New York Times - 3/6/2014 10:51:16 AM
Although Russia is still the world ... of cheap domestic natural gas oppose the effort, they have fallen to the sidelines in the rush. For Russia, energy supplies are as important to keeping a hold on Ukraine and the other former countries of the Soviet ...
Philippines set to start LNG imports by early next year
Business Recorder - 6/9/2014 9:48:43 AM
MANILA: Australia-listed Energy World Corp Ltd expects its nearly $1 billion liquefied natural gas hub and power plant in the Philippines to be running by early 2015, paving the way to a new market for imports ... unit operates the country's sole natural ...
Fall In U.S. Natural Gas Imports Causing Panic In Leading Exporting Countries
Daily Markets - 4/19/2010 11:56:59 PM
The world ‘s biggest natural gas exporters met Monday ... supply has reduced the need for U.S. natural gas imports. Shale rock gas is retrieved from tight rock formations and its U.S. boom led the country to extract more gas than Russia last year for ...
Is Europe's gas supply threatened by the Ukraine crisis?
theguardian.com - 3/3/2014 11:26:27 PM
This weekend, as relations between the two countries descended to an alarming new low, Moscow warned that the cut-price deal was unlikely to last much longer. Gazprom, which controls nearly one-fifth of the ... charged Ukraine for natural gas from $50 ...
BP Looks To Tap China's Growing Natural Gas Demand With A $20 Billion LNG Deal
Forbes - 6/20/2014 5:20:57 PM
This is primarily due to the fact that natural gas imports by the Asia-Pacific countries that rely mostly on LNG (~80%) are growing much faster than the rest of the world. The global natural gas demand is estimated to have grown by about 2.5% per year ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/13/2014 11:51:58 AM
Using data from British Petroleum’s 2013 statistical review of world energy, we calculated the countries ... With large oil and natural gas reserves and close proximity, Canada is the United States’ primary supplier of energy imports.
Infographic: Fracking Imports and Exports in Europe — Natural Gas Reserves, Production, and Consumption by Country
Circle of Blue - 6/1/2011 11:59:53 PM
How do shale gas reserves measure up in European countries? The United Kingdom is the latest country to support hydraulic fracturing—the process of injecting water, chemicals, and sand at high pressure into rock formations to free up the oil and natural ...
Paying the price: Gulf eyes Iranian gas as Pakistan delays imports
The Express Tribune - 9/1/2014 11:08:03 AM
In June, Kuwait became the second country in the Gulf that announced its desire to buy natural gas from Iran ... nations that were interested in imports. If the programme is agreed and the US and other world powers reach some arrangement with Iran ...
U.S. steps up natural gas exports
CNN Money - 6/4/2013 12:56:59 PM
Ships like this are used to send natural gas around the world. Manufactures fear jobs losses ... The bounty: The push to export natural gas stems from the fact that the country now has too much of it. Thanks to the fracking-led energy boom, U.S. natural ...
India's energy imports bill may spike to $230 bn; oil to natural gas switch can be gamechanger: Goldman
Financial Express - 6/20/2014 8:38:24 AM
SummaryGoldman Sachs report says 'India has a fifth of world's population ... Measures like switching from oil to natural gas and improving conservation can reduce energy imports of the country significantly, it said. "Reforms in the energy sector could ...
U.S. Is The World's Largest Producer Of Natural Gas. Here's What That Means
NPR News - 10/17/2013 2:56:03 PM
4. The U.S. may not be the world's biggest producer of natural gas for long. The U.S. was among the countries where drillers started going after shale gas in a big way. But several other countries have huge shale gas reserves. China, in particular ...
The “World Cup Effect” on Natural Gas Prices
Wall Street Daily - 6/17/2014 3:08:30 PM
In 2013, LNG imports shot up 54% to 4.2 million metric tons (mmt). But this year, LNG import figures will easily surpass that. Petrobras is predicted to import 21 million cubic meters a day of liquefied natural gas. That’s the equivalent of about 5.7 mmt ...