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
EU Unlikely To Impose Lengthy Ban On Russian Gas Imports – Fitch
RIA Novosti - 4/23/2014 1:21:56 PM
MOSCOW, April 23 (RIA Novosti) — A lengthy ban on Russian gas imports to the ... and Eastern European countries most reliant on Russian gas supplies. Moreover, Europe’s gas demand accounts for almost half of the world’s LNG production, which is ...
Ukraine Boosts Russian Gas Imports as Prepayment Threat Looms
Bloomberg - 4/21/2014 7:26:24 AM
Ukraine is boosting natural-gas imports from Russia to the highest in 10 weeks after President Vladimir Putin gave the country one month to resume payments or have to start prepaying for the fuel. Ukraine imported almost 115 million cubic meters of gas ...
Ukraine’s Naftogaz Halves Gazprom Gas Imports in 2013
RIA Novosti - 4/24/2014 11:11:54 AM
KIEV, April 24 (RIA Novosti) – Ukrainian state-run gas company Naftogaz cut by half imports of natural gas from Russia’s Gazprom last year as compared to the year before, Naftogaz told the Ukrainian Independent Information Agency. The company purchased ...
East Africa: Global Oil & Gas Export Hub by 2020?
Rigzone - 4/21/2014 4:01:47 PM
Kenya, Mozambique and Tanzania harbor ambitions to make East Africa the ... to its imports in the entire continent; Angola now exports 1.7 million more barrels of oil than it imports each day. Angola also has a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal ...
Japan LNG Imports Hit Record Levels
Marine Link - 4/21/2014 6:14:49 AM
Japan imported record volumes of liquefied natural gas (LNG ... as the country's shutdowns of nuclear stations since the Fukushima disaster in 2011 forced utilities to burn more fossil fuels to generate power. Japan, the world's biggest LNG buyer, imported ...
China to raise natural gas supply to 400-420 billion cubic metres by 2020: NDRC
Economic Times - 4/24/2014 10:21:48 AM
BEIJING: China will raise its total natural gas supply capacity to 400 billion cubic metres (bcm) per year by 2020, and will strive to reach as high as 420 bcm by then, the country's state ... and to encourage more imports, especially through pipelines ...
The next Keystone? Natural gas project draws environmentalist ire
FOX News - 4/23/2014 8:38:35 PM
Right now, while the U.S. is one of the world's largest natural gas producers, the country does not yet have the infrastructure in place to export it. Further, environmentalists raise concerns that Cove Point would be used to ship out gas extracted ...
UK says world needs to cut dependence on Russian gas, calls for G7 action
Reuters - 4/22/2014 11:14:16 AM
"It can't be right for Russia to hold individual countries to ransom ... talk of Europe importing gas from the United States was a bluff, and Moscow was more interested than ever in diversifying destinations for its natural gas exports.
CFE plans to construct new natural gas pipelines in Mexico
Energy Global - 4/23/2014 12:53:18 PM
The pipeline, once completed, is expected to triple Mexico’s imports of natural gas to the US. Lack of infrastructure and natural gas shortages throughout Mexico have resulted in the country missing out on many of the benefits offered by the US shale gas ...
Iran's crude oil, gas condensate exports hit $41.6b: Oil Minister
Payvand Iran News - 4/24/2014 1:27:55 PM
and its daily natural gas output is forecast to increase by about 100 million cubic meters per day to 400 million cubic meters per day in the current Iranian calendar year 1393, which began on March 21. The country is currently exporting about 1.2 million ...
Ukraine’s Unpaid Russian Gas Bills Dwarf U.S. Aid Offer
Bloomberg - 4/23/2014 4:25:04 AM
Ukraine’s best hope for keeping furnaces and factories running through next winter is to store as much natural gas as it can after a ... an unspecified part of which would go to develop the country’s gas reserves, explore alternative energy and improve ...
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 ...
Japan’s energy imports rose after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami
Spy Ghana - 4/21/2014 11:47:05 PM
imports of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) rose nearly 4%. And Japan is having to pay more for those imports after a series of aggressive policy moves aimed at spurring economic growth – including a huge boost to the country’s money supply – have ...
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 ...