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, 2014See also: Natural gas - imports map
India gas demand growth stymied by slow infrastructure development
Reuters - 12/6/2016 6:07:18 AM
NEW DELHI India, the world's third-biggest energy consumer, is striving to grow its natural gas use and shift away from oil and coal for power and industry, but its lack of gas import infrastructure ... than 50 percent of the country's LNG shipments.
IEA’s World Energy Outlook 2016 Includes the Paris Agreement, But Doesn’t Reach the Goal
instituteforenergyresearch.org - 12/6/2016 7:07:33 PM
The graph shows the reduction of imports within each country in 2040 due to efficiency ... 2035 as more and more countries switch from oil to natural gas. Natural gas consumption is growing across the world except in Japan, and because there is plenty ...
U.S. To Be The Third Largest Natural Gas Exporter By 2020
Yahoo Finance - 12/1/2016 12:15:19 AM
Shale oil producers have turned the U.S. from a net importer into a net exporter of natural gas in ... leaders in import such as Korea and Japan is falling, whereas demand is likely to increase from the likes of China, India and the ASEAN countries.
China’s Oct LNG imports rise YoY
lngworldnews.com - 11/28/2016 9:08:35 AM
Liquefied natural gas imports into China, the world’s largest energy consumer ... largest LNG importer– representing about 8% of global LNG imports in 2015. The country’s LNG imports are expected to significantly rise in the next five years as ...
LNG import may shoot up gas tariff by 10pc a year
daily-sun.com - 11/23/2016 7:08:39 PM
The government is likely to hike gas tariff by 9 to 11 percent per year to cope with the import of costly liquefied natural gas (LNG) aimed at easing the country’s nagging gas crisis. The country will start importing LNG from 2018. “The tariff hike ...
India looks to invest $100b in gas sector
Oman Tribune - 12/6/2016 3:39:58 PM
India expects to build three more liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals on its east coast, he said, as the country ... lack of gas import infrastructure is stymieing faster adoption of the cleaner-burning fuel. And while India is the world’s fourth ...
New Milestone: The U.S. Is Now a Net Exporter of Natural Gas
The Wall Street Journal - 11/27/2016 7:25:23 PM
Exports also topped imports for a few days in September, Platts reported. It has been nearly 60 years since the U.S. last shipped out more natural gas...
Increase domestic oil and gas production; cut import, says Modi
vouxmagazine.com - 12/6/2016 6:14:28 AM
Qatar petroleum minister Mohammad Bin Saleh Al Sada, who is also the president of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), remarked, "We are the largest supplier of LNG (liquefied natural gas ... market in the world and set to become ...
Japan shows why the world needs fracking — and nuclear power
Washington Post - 11/27/2016 6:20:58 PM
Much or all of the fuel would come from outside Japan in the form of liquefied natural gas — shortened to LNG. “Lowering the LNG cost is key,” she said. “We import the gas from various countries, and there is environmental impact. So we want to ...
It's Time To Move On Liquid Natural Gas Exports
Investors Business Daily - 12/2/2016 9:13:59 PM
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, America is now a net exporter of natural gas and will become the world's third largest exporter of LNG by 2020, a dramatic reversal from a decade ago when we were building facilities to import gas in response to ...
India keen on foreign LNG deals to double gas imports
The New Indian Express - 12/6/2016 11:46:44 PM
In September 2013, India and Japan had set up a multilateral group of buyers to push for lower prices for the fuel and New Delhi, one of the first countries ... availability of natural gas through domestic production as well as imports, adequate ...
Modi invites foreign firms to invest in oil, gas exploration
Newstrack India - 12/5/2016 6:22:48 AM
Modi said the government plans to reduce oil imports by 10 per cent in 2022, and that efforts should be made to move towards a gas-based economy. Speaking earlier, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that with India becoming the world's third ...
Obama's dirty secret: the fossil fuel projects the US littered around the world
The Guardian - 12/1/2016 7:34:58 PM
Through the Export-Import Bank, the Obama administration has spent ... they will propel Australia to become the world’s biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG), overtaking Qatar. Their development has allowed a controversial fracking boom in ...
Russian gas focus of fierce debate on EU's energy dependence
RT - 12/5/2016 1:25:09 PM
Lessening dependence on natural gas from Russia ... trying to use its influence as the world’s largest trading alliance to reduce the 53 percent of energy imports, including the reliance on Russia for 36 percent of gas imports. The ministers will discuss ...
As Japan and South Korea import less LNG, other Asian countries begin to import more
hellenicshippingnews.com - 8/25/2016 8:55:23 PM
Japan, South Korea, and China are the three largest importers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the world, accounting for more than half of global LNG imports in 2015. Combined LNG imports in these countries averaged 18.2 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d ...