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
Oil, gas, power, prices: big themes from energy meeting
Neosho Daily News - 4/25/2015 11:07:20 AM
prices for oil and natural gas took a dive that few, if anyone, saw coming. A chastened parade of energy executives, analysts, academics and government officials from several countries delivered speeches and participated in panels as part of IHS's CERAWeek ...
Russia's Economy: Not Just Natural Resources
Forbes - 4/25/2015 4:36:37 PM
It’s “Nigeria with snow,” “Burkina Faso with rockets,” or, in John McCain’s oft-repeated quip, “a gas station masquerading as a country ... but they do exist. Using World Bank data on natural resource rents, officially defined as ...
Romania Natural Gas: Country Cuts Imports Of Russian Fuel By 61%
International Business Times - 3/2/2015 3:24:39 PM
Romania is using less natural ... on Russian imports could help Romania avoid the economic consequences of the political battles between Russia and the West that bubbled up this year. Most of Europe’s countries get the majority of their gas from Gazprom ...
Oversupply causing oil and natural gas drillers to scale back
POWER SOURCE - 4/15/2015 4:02:33 AM
Oil and natural gas drillers are hitting the brakes on U.S. shale production as prices tumble, but the U.S. remains poised to slash its reliance on energy imports by 2040 ... production in the Marcellus, the country’s largest gas field, has continued ...
Japan Diversifies LNG Import Portfolio
The Maritime Executive - 2/1/2015 3:23:15 PM
Japan is the world's largest liquefied natural gas importer ... importing LNG from Russia's Sakhalin terminal in 2009, and the two countries are discussing ways to increase gas imports to Japan via a proposed pipeline or more LNG shipments.
5 Largest Markets for Natural Gas
The Motley Fool - 3/29/2015 1:48:13 PM
Here are the top five natural gas-consuming countries in the world. Natural gas drilling rig in Pennsylvania ... This is why it is also increasing its access to imports, by pipeline from Russia and via LNG. One reason China wants to use more gas is ...
Limited Prospects For EU To Diversify Natural Gas Imports
Seeking Alpha - 4/10/2015 3:54:09 AM
Whereas Europe is attempting to limit natural gas imports from Russia, few source countries have the reserves and infrastructure ... Efforts to change this dynamic are hindered by the fact that Russia has the world's largest natural gas reserves, is ...
Tougher Greenhouse Goals Could Cut EU’s Gas Imports in Half
WRI - 10/19/2014 11:54:20 PM
In recent decades, the EU has become increasingly dependent on natural gas imports, including from volatile countries, which has raised concerns over energy security. The EU imported 66 percent of its supply in 2012, a 21 percent increase from 1990.
China's natural gas imports increase by 14%
worldbulletin.net - 2/6/2014 5:26:34 AM
becoming the world's third-largest gas user. Experts say that the country's dependency on natural gas imports will continue to increase as fossil fuel consumption dwindles in a bid to improve air quality. The report estimates that China's total domestic ...
Infographic: Fracking Imports and Exports in Europe — Natural Gas Reserves, Production, and Consumption by Country
Circle of Blue - 6/2/2011 4:34:53 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 ...
The 17 Countries Sitting On The Most Valuable Energy Reserves
The Business Insider - 2/13/2014 11:51:58 AM
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.
Top 10 Countries by Proved Natural Gas Reserves (and Their Production Rates)
explorationworld.com - 9/14/2014 11:52:53 PM
The UAE currently imports and exports liquefied natural gas (LNG) and shares gas pipelines ... which accounts for about 17 percent of the world’s total proved reserves, according to the EIA. The country’s natural gas sector has taken a substantial ...
Natural gas: The fracking fallacy
Nature - 12/3/2014 6:00:19 PM
When US President Barack Obama talks about the future, he foresees a thriving US economy fuelled to a large degree by vast amounts of natural gas pouring ... larger in countries with fewer wells. The EIA has commissioned estimates of world shale potential ...
US Gas Exports Will Shake Up Global Market
CNBC - 3/7/2013 6:28:36 AM
Natural gas is much more expensive in other parts of the world ... Japan is one country hungry for U.S. liquified natural gas (LNG), since the Fukushima earthquake forced Japan to increase high-priced natural gas imports, with its nuclear power industry ...
Qatar to relinquish hold as world leader in LNG exports
Arab News - 9/1/2014 7:50:36 PM
Modern technology allows natural gas to be chilled ... power facility, the country decommissioned its nuclear energy program and turned to increased hydrocarbon imports. Japan currently is the largest buyer of LNG in the world, importing 35 percent of ...