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
South Korea LNG Imports Climbs 29 Percent as Domestic Use Rises
Businessweek - 5/13/2013 11:53:00 PM
The average price paid declined to $742.62 per ton from $790.73 a year ago. South Korea buys most of its LNG under multiyear contracts from suppliers including Qatar, Indonesia and Oman. April’s purchases included a spot shipment of 61,189 ...
3 Foreign Companies Invest in U.S. Project to Export Liquid Gas
Dealbook - 5/18/2013 5:31:51 AM
... sign that the United States shale gas boom is making global waves, two Japanese conglomerates and a big French energy player signed agreements on Friday to invest up to $7 billion in a liquefied natural gas project in Louisiana. The ...
US eases natural gas glut with second export terminal (+video)
The Christian Science Monitor - 5/18/2013 3:25:59 PM
But US consumers and manufacturers have benefited from the oversupply in the form of lower energy costs. Natural gas prices, which in March 2012 reached a 13-year low, will soar with the increase in foreign demand, critics warn. There are ...
Changing the oil game – Shale gas
Hill Post - 5/18/2013 11:51:14 AM
Being a scare resource, oil will only become more expensive with time and therefore shale gas fills in as a great substitute by offering countries a cheap, carbon-friendly way to meet their energy needs ... the US use gas for heating, and prices ...
Ukraine Imports Record Amount of Gas from the EU
Yahoo! Finance - 5/16/2013 10:49:11 AM
In April 2013 the Eastern European country ... meters of natural gas per day during November-December 2012. Currently Ukrainian and Slovak parties are negotiating the Interconnection Agreement. Today Ukraine launched gas import from Slovakia ...
South Korea imports Iranian natural gas liquids in April
Peninsula - 5/15/2013 9:34:37 PM
SEOUL: South Korea imported natural gas liquids from Iran for the second straight month in April, customs data showed yesterday, though a source with direct knowledge of the matter said it was part of a delayed shipment from an earlier contract.
Under New Approval, More Natural Gas Will Be Sent Abroad From Texas
NPR News - 5/16/2013 11:56:36 PM
As a drilling boom continues in Texas and other states, the U.S. finds itself with so much natural gas that some companies now want to export domestic fuels abroad. Today, the federal Department of Energy (DOE) announced approval of a second ...
Erdogan: No decision yet on oil imports from Iran
Marketwatch - 5/19/2013 4:07:45 PM
The country acknowledged in November that a surge in its gold exports related to payments for imports of Iranian natural gas. The U.S. Congress and Treasury Department have been focusing on cutting off this type of trade as they believe it is ...
Ukraine starts test gas imports from Slovakia
Interfax Information Agency - 5/15/2013 1:56:29 PM
Poland pumped a record volume of gas of 102 million cubic meters into the country's gas transportation system ... and Hungary amounted to about 291 million cubic meters. Imports of Russian natural gas to Ukraine in April amounted to 800.8 million cubic ...
Mexico shift to LNG drives gas costs higher
Reuters - 5/9/2013 4:12:27 PM
LONDON/MEXICO CITY, May 9 (Reuters) - Mexico is stepping up imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG ... end of 2014 as major pipeline expansion works allow more U.S. gas into the country. That said, CFE is also re-negotiating its long-term ...
Natural-gas exports: A debate over values, not numbers
The Jerusalem Post - 5/19/2013 7:25:12 AM
Over the past decades, the price of natural gas has only risen. With the ongoing increase in ... One of the most important misconceptions that needs to be raised in that debate over present versus future sales involves the overstated expectations about ...
UPDATE 1-Mexico's Pemex opens contract bids for Ramones gas pipeline project
Reuters - 5/14/2013 2:44:48 AM
In a statement, the company said the second phase of Ramones will cover 460 miles (740 km) spanning five northern-central Mexican states, and help the country ... gas play in southern Texas. Pemex says the project will boost natural gas import ...
Pascagoula's LNG import terminal wants to export natural gas
Biloxi Sun Herald - 5/20/2013 2:01:53 AM
PASCAGOULA -- Big changes may be coming for Gulf LNG, the liquified natural gas terminal that is two huge storage tanks on the horizon south of Pascagoula. The owners want to begin exporting natural gas. It would be quite the turnaround for the ...
Natural gas export plans stir debate
The Tribune - 5/20/2013 4:32:13 AM
WASHINGTON — A domestic natural gas boom already has lowered U.S. energy prices while stoking fears of environmental disaster. Now U.S. producers are poised to ship vast quantities of gas overseas as energy companies seek permits for proposed export ...
Ukraine to import 30-32.5 bln cubic meters of gas in 2013
Xinhua News Agency - 5/13/2013 7:13:50 PM
"This year Ukraine will import from other countries 30-32.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas. Gas consumption will decrease due to energy efficiency measures," Stavytsky told journalists. Ukraine, which imported 32.874 billion cubic meters of ...