Definition: This entry is the total natural gas produced in cubic meters (cu m). The discrepancy between the amount of natural gas produced and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is due to the omission of stock changes and other complicating factors.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Natural gas - production map
U.S. Hopes Boom in Natural Gas Can Curb Putin
New York Times - 3/5/2014 7:35:01 PM
WASHINGTON — The crisis in Crimea is heralding the rise of a new era of American energy diplomacy, as the Obama administration tries to deploy the vast new supply of natural gas in the United States as a weapon to undercut the influence of the ...
Lift Restrictions on Natural Gas Exports to NATO Allies in the Baltics
The Heritage Foundation - 3/6/2014 7:33:50 PM
The United States has been experiencing a boom in energy production in recent years, most notably natural gas production. This energy boom should allow for a strong export market for American liquefied natural gas (LNG) to hungry markets abroad. However ...
America's Natural Gas Lever
New York Times - 3/7/2014 11:11:34 AM
STANFORD, Calif. — The news that the Obama administration wants to use America’s new natural gas abundance as a lever against Russia offers a chance to change a long-term dynamic in Europe, which allows an undemocratic petrostate to dictate ...
U.S. Natural Gas Output Rose 1.0% in February: Platts' Bentek Energy
Thomson Reuters - 3/6/2014 9:28:22 PM
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Is Natural Gas the Weapon of the Future?
The Motley Fool - 3/6/2014 8:09:37 PM
The best offense is a good defense If Russia (or any other country) truly wishes to use its natural gas as a weapon, the question then becomes how to fight back. For many, the answer is obvious: American natural gas. The prospect of using our ...
Boehner to Obama: Start Exporting Natural Gas
News Max - 3/7/2014 6:25:14 AM
House Speaker John Boehner has an idea for President Obama regarding the Ukraine crisis: Start exporting natural gas. There is an "abundant" supply of natural gas in the United States, Boehner wrote in The Wall Street Journal, but government ...
Counter Putin by Liberating U.S. Natural Gas
The Wall Street Journal - 3/6/2014 7:05:12 PM
The ability to turn the tables and put the Russian leader in check lies right beneath our feet, in the form of vast supplies of natural energy. Under Mr. Putin, Russia has expanded its military and tightened its grip on its neighbors by aggressively making ...
Will more US natural gas to Europe help 'keep Putin in check'? Doubtful.
The Christian Science Monitor - 3/5/2014 11:59:52 PM
“By becoming a natural gas exporter, the US can supplant the influence of other exporters, like Russia and Iran, while strengthening … our allies and trading partners around the world ... of natural gas in production and are among ...
Frack You, Putin! Could the U.S. Battle Russia With Natural Gas Exports?
Slate - 3/7/2014 10:35:46 AM
One of the key reasons why options have been so limited is that western Europe is critically dependent on Russia—and pipelines that go through Ukraine—for its oil and natural gas. Nobody really wants to start a conflagration with the country that keeps ...
What’s really at stake in Ukraine: Natural gas
The Daily Caller - 3/5/2014 4:36:03 PM
What would you do if about one-third of your ... earlier this week. This would cause Ukraine’s debt to Russia to spike to $2 billion from about $1.5 billion if it can’t pay for Februaries gas deliveries. But Ukraine’s “gas debt ...
Languishing natural gas pipeline from B.C. to Chicago seeks lifeline
Financial Post - 3/6/2014 3:37:36 PM
Alliance, now jointly owned by affiliates of Enbridge Inc. and Veresen Inc., carries gas rich in petroleum liquids such as butane, ethane and propane from northeastern British Columbia to the Chicago region. Its owners are currently negotiating ...
Developing gas resources for economic growth
Punch - 3/6/2014 12:57:08 AM
This, the minister said, would naturally catapult the country to the world’s fourth ... would monetise the natural gas reserves and eliminate flaring, while also enhancing greater private sector investment in gas production, transportation ...
Gas boom hands the US a potent weapon
Financial Times - 3/6/2014 11:41:23 AM
The pro-export lobby is led by the oil and gas industry and its trade group the American Petroleum Institute, which says more exports would create more US jobs. This week it ... gas are also urging the Obama administration and Congress to loosen restrictions.
Natural Gas Tries To Form A Bottom
Seeking Alpha - 3/6/2014 4:20:33 PM
Natural gas was last trading ... With perhaps as much as a month of cold temperatures ahead, storage is likely to trough somewhere between 600 and 900 bcf. Sub-1,000-bcf inventory levels haven't been seen since 2003, and will support prices through spring ...
In Ukraine Crisis, Russia's Natural Gas Tactics Could Backfire
Forbes - 3/5/2014 6:16:16 PM
Russia could conceivably use natural gas as a means to force Ukraine and its allies in Brussels to see things Moscow’s way, but a halt of of gas flows does not appear to be imminent…yet. This week, Russia’s state-owned natural gas company ...