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
The Case for LNG Exports: An Escalating Global Demand for Natural Gas
The Motley Fool - 9/24/2013 10:04:11 PM
In absolute numbers, the country's natural gas consumption is expected to shoot ... followed by Qatar at 16% and Australia at about 12%. But the world's largest energy consumer is least likely to depend on any one import source. With its new LNG facilities ...
Expensive Natural Gas?: US, UK, France, Germany and Japan's Prices Compared
theenergycollective.com - 11/10/2013 11:53:05 PM
In the last month the “Big 6″ utilities in the UK have raised natural gas prices and electricity prices by 8-11%. These prices had already doubled in the last decade. People are not happy. The leader of the Labour opposition, Ed Miliband, scored huge ...
Infographic: Fracking Imports and Exports in Europe — Natural Gas Reserves, Production, and Consumption by Country
circleofblue.org - 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 ...
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 ...
How to Convert the Country to Natural Gas, by T. Boone Pickens
Businessweek - 4/11/2013 3:41:14 PM
It’s just amazing to me that these dumb clucks in D.C. don’t see this opportunity and try to capitalize on it. The best thing to do is focus on heavy-duty trucks and give ... the price and get drills moving again. Today natural gas is ...
Exxon forecasts natural gas to be world’s second most-used fuel
Financial Times - 12/12/2013 3:55:30 AM
Natural gas will overtake coal as a global energy source in the middle of the next decade, in part because of the environmental benefits it offers, according to ExxonMobil, the world’s largest listed oil and gas company. In its annual forecasts of the ...
Behold the World’s First Tugboats Powered by Natural Gas
Wired News - 10/22/2013 8:59:22 AM
Turkish shipbuilder Sanmar just finished building two tugboats powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). Named Borgøy and Bokn ... ever-tightening environmental regulations. “Most of the world’s tug fleets operate close to shore, where emissions ...
Natural Gas Jumps to 7-Month High on Outlook for Inventory Drop
Bloomberg - 12/11/2013 6:12:41 AM
Natural gas rose to a seven-month high in New York on speculation that frigid weather will lead to bigger-than-normal declines in stockpiles of the heating fuel. Gas gained 2.4 percent as a midday update to the National Weather Service’s ...
A Perspective On LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) Regulations In The Turkish Market
Mondaq - 12/12/2013 3:51:19 PM
As conclusion, the LNG may be regarded as a contribution to energy diversification in Turkey especially due to its advantages and increase of its use and thereby the establishment of a competitive LNG market may be expected due to the New ...
Globally, countries are burning off more natural gas
Globe and Mail - 9/5/2013 10:52:22 AM
executive director of the Drive Natural Gas initiative. WorldCNG “It is a warning sign that major gains over the past few years could be lost if oil-producing countries and companies don’t step up their efforts,” Bent Svensson, manager of the World ...
Japan Became First Country in the World to Extract Natural Gas from Methane Hydrate
jagranjosh.com - 3/13/2013 4:34:07 AM
With this, Japan became the first country to do so in the world ... extraction of natural gas from methane hydrate will therefore help Japan in reducing the pressure on natural resources as well as bringing down the cost of import of fuel.
BHP Billiton Optimistic US Gas Exports Will Lift Price
The Wall Street Journal - 12/10/2013 8:47:11 PM
SYDNEY--BHP Billiton Ltd. (BHP) expects U.S. natural gas prices to rise if the country opens vast reserves in onshore shale deposits to exports, as anticipated, but has no plans to participate in any export terminals. "Our belief is in a free ...
U.S. Is The World's Largest Producer Of Natural Gas. Here's What That Means
NPR News - 10/17/2013 8:46:48 PM
Natural gas has gotten really cheap in the U.S., but your gas bill isn't much lower than it used to be. With other commodities (we're looking at you, oil), there's one price ... The U.S. may not be the world's biggest producer of natural gas ...
U.S. steps up natural gas exports
CNN Money - 6/4/2013 2:01:24 PM
Ships like this are used to send natural gas around the world ... "[DOE] should say yes, within prudent limits, and leverage U.S. exports for broader gain," Michael Levi, an energy expert at the Council on Foreign Relations, wrote in a research ...
Trinidad energy minister touts ‘world’s first natural gas economy’
fuelfix.com - 11/3/2013 10:11:02 AM
It will harmonize the U.S. gas market with the world gas market. FuelFix ... Previously, the cargo has had to go down to the tip of South America, then up to the Pacific. Our cargos are getting upwards of $15 per million British thermal units (mBtu ...