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
China calculates the risks of cranking up shale gas production
worldfinance.com - 12/17/2014 1:40:20 PM
And while the country already accounts for 13 percent of world shale gas growth ... China will be given little option but to rely on imports and focus instead on the transportation and storage of natural gas.
Brazil's LNG imports surge 136% on year in first half of December
Platts - 12/17/2014 8:14:02 PM
Brazilian imports of liquefied ... for up to 80% of the country's electricity supply; the Southeast-Midwest region contains roughly 70% of that generation capacity. During the recent drought, Brazil has been using natural gas to shore up the nation's ...
Australia gas production forecast to total 132.8bcm by 2018
Live-PR - 12/18/2014 9:50:05 AM
Gas production and consumption growth could be further threatened by increasing rules on the extraction of coal bed methane. The country will also have to contend with a growing reliance on oil imports as domestic crude oil production experiences weak ...
India’s Nov natural rubber imports jump 19pc y/y
Business Recorder - 12/17/2014 1:33:10 PM
MUMBAI: India's natural rubber imports in November jumped 19 percent ... as a drop in local output and lower prices in the world market prompted tyre makers to increase overseas purchases. The country's production in the month fell by a quarter on year ...
Greek Shipowners Splash the Cash on Liquefied-Natural-Gas Carriers
Wall Street Journal - 12/17/2014 12:40:04 AM
The owners are betting that falling energy prices will spur demand for such vessels as European countries move to became less dependent on Russian gas pipelines. The U.S. is also expected to start exporting liquefied natural ... are the world’s biggest ...
New York State Bans Fracking For Natural Gas
The Latin Post - 12/18/2014 2:22:05 PM
The fracking method has yielded tens of billions of dollars of profits for oil and gas companies, and reduced fuel imports ... the country to great success -- is short-sighted and reckless, particularly when New York depends on safely produced natural ...
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 ... feet of natural gas in 2012. 6. Turkmenistan – 265 trillion cubic feet in proved reserves A country that seems almost conspicuously absent from geopolitical discussion considering its vast natural gas reserves, Turkmenistan ...
Natural Gas Price Slumps After Inventory Report
Market Watch - 12/18/2014 4:09:28 PM
ALSO READ: The World ... Working gas in storage totaled 3.29 trillion cubic feet for the same period a year ago. Here is how stocks of the largest U.S. natural gas producers reacting to this latest report: Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM), the country ...
Beijing Municipal Government : Economic slowdown lowers rise in gas use to 9%
4 Traders - 12/18/2014 5:39:32 AM
By 2011, the expansion rate had more than doubled to some 20 percent, which pushed up imports. Even last year ... said it is urgent for China to establish an influential natural gas trading center. "The country's natural gas pricing mechanism should ...
United States halts shale gas drilling in New York State
ИТАР-ТАСС - 12/18/2014 6:58:17 AM
The drilling technique has generated tens of billions of dollars and reduced energy bills and fuel imports in the region ... Martens noted the low price of natural gas, the high local cost of industry oversight and the large areas that would be off ...
Tougher Greenhouse Goals Could Cut EU’s Gas Imports in Half
WRI - 10/19/2014 11:54:20 PM
In recent decades, the EU has become increasingly dependent on natural gas imports, including from volatile countries, which has raised concerns over energy security. The EU imported 66 percent of its supply in 2012, a 21 percent increase from 1990.
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 Big New Push to Export America’s Gas Bounty
New York Times - 10/22/2012 11:57:31 PM
Once dependent on natural gas imports, the United States has gone from ... which often run through politically unstable countries. With the potential to ship anywhere in the world, energy companies are connecting regional natural gas markets to a greater ...
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 ...
Sudan says in talks with Qatar over natural gas imports
Reuters - 11/4/2014 7:31:58 PM
CAIRO Nov 4 (Reuters) - Sudan is in talks with Qatar over natural gas imports and hopes to ... taking most of the country's petroleum output. Inflation currently hovers around 40 percent. Qatar, the world's top natural gas exporter, has been known to ...