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 using more natural gas
China Daily - 8/20/2014 11:22:17 AM
The majority of its imports come from Qatar and Australia, two top sources of natural gas for Asian countries. In 2012, China was the third-largest liquefied natural gas importer in the world, outranked by Japan and South Korea. China has rich reserves of ...
Light Duty Natural Gas Vehicles
Market Watch - 8/19/2014 5:57:10 PM
LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Natural gas supplies have increased in many parts of the world during recent years ... demand for LD NGVs in European countries will remain relatively uneven ...
Petrobras, YPFB end dispute over natural gas payments, agree on supply contract
Platts - 8/19/2014 7:30:14 PM
Brazil previously agreed to pay Bolivia more for natural gas imports after Bolivian President ... generated concerns about blackouts during the World Cup. Brazil last rationed electricity in 2002, when the country was hit by several major blackouts after ...
China’s natural gas demand continues to grow
Fuel Fix - 8/18/2014 1:12:02 PM
Imported natural gas met a third of China’s demand in 2013, up from 2 percent in 2006, the EIA reported. The country has also invested in pipeline infrastructure that will link production areas with coastal regions and allow for more imports. In 2013 ...
EIA: China to increase natural gas consumption, investment
Oil & Gas Journal - 8/18/2014 4:46:47 PM
“China’s natural gas consumption has outstripped domestic supply since 2007, triggering rising imports of both LNG and ... third-largest LNG importer in the world, after Japan and South Korea, and in 2013, the country imported 870 bcf of LNG.
China taking on more natural gas
United Press International - 8/19/2014 10:54:50 AM
The brief said China could replace imports by tapping into what could be the largest deposits of shale natural gas in the world. "Investors [in shale] face geological, technical and water resource challenges, regulatory hurdles, transportation constraints ...
Bolivian natural gas imports to the Brazilian market
Your Oil and Gas News - 8/20/2014 4:48:35 AM
Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras announces that today it entered into an agreement with YPFB, in accordance with its negotiation agenda, aimed at resolving differences as to the performance of the Bolivian natural gas import contract (Gas Supply ...
UPDATE 1-Japan crude imports fall, LNG imports hit record for July
Reuters - 8/20/2014 1:49:37 AM
while liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports hit the highest for the month of July on firm demand from utilities amid a total nuclear power plant shutdown, government data showed on Wednesday. Japan, the world's fourth-biggest crude buyer, imported 3.32 ...
Is Turkmenistan Losing Iran as a Gas Customer?
Value Walk - 8/19/2014 4:45:35 PM
It appears Turkmenistan is about to lose its second-best customer for natural ... to boost domestic gas production by some 200 million additional cubic meters starting in March next year, the country could “abandon completely gas imports from ...
Guinea Bissau is world’s fourth-largest producer of cashew nuts
Macauhub - 8/20/2014 7:33:13 AM
The president of the National Cashew Agency (ANCA) in Guinea Bissau, Henrique Mendes, said the country ... natural gas Units planned in Mozambique to produce refined fuel may increase the impact natural gas has on the economy by reducing fuel imports ...
Ukraine says ready for compromise on Russian gas price
worldbulletin.net - 8/20/2014 5:31:32 AM
Ukraine's energy minister on Tuesday said the country was prepared ... In June, Ukrainian state gas company Naftogaz filed a lawsuit at the Stockholm arbitration court to establish a "fair and market price" for natural gas supplies from Gazprom.
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 ...
Major liquefied natural gas trading countries and key drivers
Yahoo Finance - 5/23/2014 8:38:48 PM
In 2012, ~13% of the world’s natural gas production ... and Trinidad (14.6 million tonnes). In terms of imports, Japan holds the crown, having imported 87.8 million tonnes of natural gas from countries such as Qatar, Malaysia, Russia, Nigeria, and ...
The Case for LNG Exports: An Escalating Global Demand for Natural Gas
The Motley Fool - 9/24/2013 10:04:11 PM
Natural ... country's first floating terminal for liquefied natural gas, with an annual capacity of 2.2 million tonnes. Turkmenistan currently accounts for 51% of China's natural gas imports, followed by Qatar at 16% and Australia at about 12%. But the ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/12/2014 11:56:08 PM
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.