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
Gas import projects: Country must woo foreign investors
tribune.com.pk - 12/1/2013 1:34:03 PM
ISLAMABAD: Compressed natural ... countries have been promoting the use of gas to reduce reliance on imported fossil fuels due to uncertainty in the supply chain and to save foreign exchange. Pakistan became the largest consumer of CNG in the ...
France Needs LNG Imports ‘Quickly’ to South as Price Gap Widens
Bloomberg - 12/6/2013 10:43:29 AM
France urgently needs to import liquefied natural gas to the southern port of Fos after prices in the region rose to a record, the energy regulator and gas distributor said. As heating demand climbs amid cold weather, the difference in gas ...
Cove Point plan deserves greater scrutiny [Letter]
Los Angeles Times - 12/6/2013 8:13:09 AM
If we build a $3.8 billion facility in Maryland to liquefy and transport gas from hydraulic fracking from Pennsylvania, we will have more pressure to frack in Maryland — somewhat like the pressure to drive on the roads that are built near you.
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 ...
Ukraine Officials Fail to Show to Sign Gas Import Deal
The Wall Street Journal - 12/4/2013 11:53:16 PM
BRUSSELS—Ukrainian officials failed to turn up to sign a deal Wednesday that could open a natural gas supply route via Slovakia, according to several people familiar with the situation, raising concerns that Kiev was walking away from an ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Case for LNG Exports: An Escalating Global Demand for Natural Gas
The Motley Fool - 9/24/2013 10:04:11 PM
Natural gas is the world's fastest-growing fossil fuel ... into perspective by making a comparison between OECD countries and the rest for natural gas consumption: The case for LNG exports should only grow stronger from here. Record oil and natural ...
China grapples with natural-gas shortage
Marketwatch - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 PM
Natural gas will have to play an important role in restructuring if central government targets are to be met. On Aug. 25, the Beijing Environmental Protection Bureau issued guidelines demanding that 137 boilers of about 4,900 tons of steam ...
How to Convert the Country to Natural Gas, by T. Boone Pickens
Businessweek - 4/11/2013 3:41:14 PM
The best thing to do is focus on heavy-duty trucks and give them a tax credit. It could work like a toll road, what you call a pay-for system. If you use it, you pay for it. So you give these guys a break upfront to convert to natural gas trucks ...
The Big New Push to Export America’s Gas Bounty
New York Times - 10/24/2012 5:21:27 PM
Politicians also are concerned about the impact of exports on the country’s energy security ... With the potential to ship anywhere in the world, energy companies are connecting regional natural gas markets to a greater extent than ever ...
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 ...
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. Manufactures fear jobs losses, environmentalists more fracking as U.S. steps up exports. Last month, the Energy Department approved a second application to export natural gas, this ...
Which Countries Win If The World Goes Crazy For Natural Gas?
The Business Insider - 6/5/2011 11:55:08 PM
Perhaps the best hope for the US is if the world goes crazy for natural gas (rather than coal). This chart of the top (potential) producers comes from a new IEA report on the potential for a "Golden Age of Gas" Bear in mind though, that since ...
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.