Definition: This entry is the total imported electricity in kilowatt-hours.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Electricity - imports map
Erdogan: No decision yet on oil imports from Iran
Marketwatch - 5/19/2013 2:13:13 PM
DUBAI--Turkey, a major buyer of oil and gas from Iran, has not decided yet whether it will make further cuts to its crude imports from Iran, but the country has already significantly reduced its imports the Persian state, Prime Minister Recep ...
Energy Department approves expanded LNG exports
Washington Post - 5/19/2013 4:26:14 AM
The Energy Department gave a terminal near Freeport, Tex., permission Friday to ship liquefied natural gas to Japan, providing a new outlet for rising U.S. production of shale gas despite qualms of environmentalists and many domestic manufacturers.
EU Should Scrap Energy Subsidies to Fight Warming, Poland Says
Bloomberg - 5/17/2013 11:23:48 AM
The European Union should scrap fossil fuel and renewable energy subsidies and set a target to cut oil imports to remain the leader in the fight against global warming, according to Poland’s environment minister. Poland wants to keep energy ...
Growth in US, Canadian oil production reducing imports, pushing Middle Eastern oil to Asia
FOX News - 5/15/2013 1:46:21 AM
NEW YORK – The surge in oil production in the U.S. and Canada and shrinking oil consumption in the developed world is transforming the global oil market. The threat of chronic oil shortages is all but gone, U.S. dependence on Middle Eastern ...
Revolution in energy world
DAWN Group - 5/19/2013 3:21:49 AM
“We are all part of a global market, and no country is truly energy independent.” Al-Naimi likened calls for US energy independence and the end of imports from the Middle East – and what is characterised as “energy isolationism” – to ...
Ukraine will import gas from other countries in 2013 - Mr Stavytsky
SteelGuru - 5/15/2013 5:13:56 AM
Mr Eduard Stavytsky minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine said that Ukraine in 2013 will import 30 billion cubic meters to 32.5 billion cubic meters of gas from other countries. Mr Stavytsky said that corresponding figures will be foreseen in the ...
US Energy Revolution Gathers Pace
CNBC - 5/18/2013 8:52:17 AM
The growing role of the U.S. in world energy markets was underlined on Friday as the Obama administration approved wider exports of liquefied natural gas and international companies committed billions of dollars for new infrastructure. The developments ...
South Korea LNG Imports Climbs 29 Percent as Domestic Use Rises
Bloomberg - 5/15/2013 1:53:30 AM
Liquefied natural gas imports by South Korea ... sales of gas increased 10 percent to 3.21 million tons from a year earlier. Demand from electricity producers rose 5.2 percent, while that from local city gas providers climbed 16 percent ...
World wheat trade nearly unchanged
agprofessional.com - 5/15/2013 7:47:15 PM
However, the structure of imports and exports by country is expected to shift substantially. The largest decline in wheat imports in 2013/14 is projected for Iran, down 4.0 million tons to 1.0 million, given expectations of near-record production and large ...
Energy Department approves natural gas export permit
Denver Post - 5/18/2013 6:00:29 AM
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday cleared the way for broader natural-gas exports by approving a $10 billion facility in Texas, a milestone in the U.S. transition into a major supplier of energy for world markets. The decision ...
Wind Energy’s Shadow: Turbines Drag Down Power Potential
National Geographic - 5/16/2013 11:42:17 PM
As seemingly limitless as the air that swirls around us, wind has proven to be the world's fastest-growing source of renewable energy. Backers suggest wind power can continue growing as quickly as companies can raise turbines to capture it.
Turkish PM says no decision yet on further Iran oil import cuts
NBC News - 5/17/2013 5:50:20 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Turkey had already significantly reduced its oil imports from Iran, which is under the choke of Western sanctions, and further cutbacks would depend on his country's energy needs.
MS Tûranor PlanetSolar Sets World Speed Record for Transatlantic Crossing by Solar Electric Vessel
San Francisco Gate - 5/19/2013 10:55:46 PM
... docking at the ports the ship transforms into an educational platform to share the excitement and the potential of solar power. A Global Ambassador for Renewable Energy from Switzerland Switzerland’s MS Tûranor PlanetSolar is the world’s biggest ...
Latin American steel imports from China up by 9pct in Q1
SteelGuru - 5/19/2013 2:53:11 AM
According to a report released by Latin American steel association Alacero, imports of steel products including long and flat products and seamless tubes to Latin America from China totaled 952,000 metric tonne in the Q1 2013, rising nine percent compared ...
Why Are OPEC Countries Abandoning Oil Consumption?
The Motley Fool - 5/17/2013 1:43:58 AM
For many of these countries, oil is far and away the largest source of governmental revenue. In Saudi Arabia, 45% of its GDP is generated from oil revenue. Yet, Saudi Arabia and several other OPEC countries in the Middle East have made moves to ...