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
China Is Quietly Profiting From the Russia-Ukraine Standoff: Here's How
The Motley Fool - 4/20/2014 5:00:15 PM
The high price of economic growth China is the most energy-hungry country in the world. Last year it passed the U.S. as the largest oil importer, and it imports over 40% of its natural gas. This sort of energy bill can get expensive, especially since so ...
Brazil increases natural gas imports from Bolivia to restart power plant
Platts - 4/17/2014 4:49:29 PM
Brazil's Petrobras has signed a short-term contract with Bolivian counterpart YPFB to increase natural gas ... World Cup, which will be hosted in 12 cities across Brazil in June and July. Brazil last rationed electricity in 2002, when the country was ...
Gas needs: Better to tap reserves instead of import
The Express Tribune - 4/20/2014 4:31:37 PM
“Considering the gas shortage in the country, it is better to invest in gas exploration instead of importing expensive LNG (liquefied natural gas ... One of the largest urea exporters in the world, Qatar has been able to achieve this status on the ...
Russian Gas Exports and Western Encroachments on Russia
The Energy Collective - 4/16/2014 11:53:01 PM
Bringing Ukraine under NATO and EU influence would mean the Russian navy stationed in the Crimea since 1783 would be replaced with a NATO navy, and the transit of Russian natural gas exports ... on world markets. About 10 West European countries, including ...
Israel's natural gas ambitions could face Russian opposition
YNET News - 4/15/2014 11:54:12 PM
Russia's energy giant Gazprom has long been a key provider of natural gas to Europe accounting for 38.7% of Europe's gas imports in 2007 ... any idea that will increase the supply of gas to the country, even if it means soothing ties with recent regional ...
Europe may replace Russian gas with US coal
The Daily Caller - 4/17/2014 3:02:07 PM
U.S. coal exports have been booming in recent years due to rising demand around the world ... all while imports have fallen 75 percent over that time period. “Some European countries are using U.S. coal to help displace Russian natural gas and neutralize ...
Abe to ask Obama to boost shale gas exports to Japan
Japan Times - 4/20/2014 12:13:55 PM
Substantial imports ... approval of shale gas exports to Japan when he met with Obama during his first visit to the United States since becoming prime minister again. The United States has decided to export liquefied natural gas to countries that do ...
The Ukraine Crisis and Eastern Mediterranean Gas
GMF Blog Expert Commentary - 4/16/2014 11:53:01 PM
Commentators frequently refer to the prospect of gas imports ... natural gas off the shore of an EU member state, the Republic of Cyprus, and of Israel, which has an association agreement with the EU, attracts considerable interest especially in countries ...
China’s Delicate Pursuit of Natural Gas
The Diplomat - 4/15/2014 9:28:03 AM
With demand outpacing self-sufficiency, bridging the deficit has required foreign coal imports ... world. According to China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), Turkmenistan’s gas exports via the Central Asia-China pipeline accounted for a fifth of ...
Japan March crude oil imports rise 14.7 pct yr/yr
Reuters - 4/21/2014 12:02:35 AM
Japan, the world's fourth-biggest crude buyer, imported 4.24 million barrels per day (20.91 million kilolitres) of crude last month, the preliminary data showed. Japan's imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) were 8.04 million tonnes last month ...
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 ...
LNG terminal in Pascagoula poised to be a player if boom hits
Sun Herald - 4/20/2014 3:38:31 AM
The shale boom nationwide has given the United States the potential of being a major player in the world ... liquefied natural gas. But the market changed as U.S. gas production has jumped in recent years and there has been no need for imports.
Betting on the Natural Gas Boom
Kiplinger - 4/20/2014 6:54:47 PM
Now, the special terminals that were built for imports ... gas, as most of the rest of the country has. Perhaps even more important than domestic demand is foreign usage. Last year, the U.S. exported just 28 billion cubic feet of gas through liquid natural ...
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 ...
Natural Gas Exports Will Raise Prices, And Soon
Santa Monica Mirror - 4/19/2014 3:42:41 PM
Californians should well remember LNG, natural gas frozen into a fluid state near its source and then shipped around the world for use in places that ... Monica all died because companies promoting LNG imports never proved the state would ever need gas ...