Country Comparison > Natural gas - production

RankCountryNatural gas - production (cubic meters)
1United States681,400,008,704
2Russia669,699,997,696
3Iran162,599,993,344
4Canada143,100,002,304
5Qatar133,200,003,072
6China117,100,003,328
7Norway114,700,001,280
8Saudi Arabia103,199,997,952
9Algeria82,759,999,488
10Netherlands81,520,001,024
11Indonesia76,249,997,312
12Turkmenistan64,399,998,976
13Uzbekistan62,899,998,720
14Malaysia61,730,000,896
15Egypt61,260,001,280
16Bolivia54,370,000,896
17Mexico53,959,999,488
18United Arab Emirates52,309,999,616
19Australia48,240,001,024
20Trinidad and Tobago40,599,998,464
21India40,379,998,208
22Pakistan39,149,998,080
23Argentina38,769,999,872
24United Kingdom38,479,998,976
25Thailand36,990,001,152
26Oman35,939,999,744
27Peru32,399,998,976
28Nigeria31,360,000,000
29Venezuela25,280,000,000
30Kazakhstan20,199,999,488
31Bangladesh20,110,000,128
32Ukraine19,800,000,512
33Azerbaijan17,859,999,744
34Brazil17,029,999,616
35Kuwait13,530,000,384
36Bahrain12,620,000,256
37Brunei12,440,000,512
38Burma11,909,999,616
39Colombia10,949,999,616
40Romania10,629,999,616
41Yemen9,619,999,744
42Vietnam9,299,999,744
43Germany8,999,999,488
44Syria7,870,000,128
45Libya7,855,000,064
46Italy7,800,000,000
47Equatorial Guinea6,880,000,000
48Israel6,860,000,256
49Denmark6,412,000,256
50Poland6,192,999,936
51Portugal4,904,000,000
52New Zealand4,590,000,128
53Philippines3,910,000,128
54Mozambique3,820,000,000
55Japan3,272,999,936
56Hungary2,462,000,128
57Tunisia1,930,000,000
58Austria1,906,000,000
59Croatia1,863,000,064
60Cote d'Ivoire1,500,000,000
61South Africa1,280,000,000
62Chile1,144,000,000
63Cuba1,030,000,000
64Congo, Republic of the946,000,000
65Iraq880,000,000
66Tanzania860,000,000
67Angola752,000,000
68Turkey632,000,000
69France508,000,000
70Serbia484,700,000
71Korea, South424,900,000
72Bulgaria410,000,000
73Ireland373,000,000
74Taiwan330,200,000
75Ecuador240,000,000
76Jordan230,000,000
77Belarus220,000,000
78Czech Republic200,000,000
79Cameroon150,000,000
80Afghanistan140,000,000
81Slovakia105,000,000
82Papua New Guinea100,000,000
83Gabon70,000,000
84Spain61,000,000
85Morocco60,000,000
86Ghana50,000,000
87Barbados20,000,000
88Senegal20,000,000
89Kyrgyzstan10,000,000
90Georgia9,151,000
91Greece6,000,000
92Tajikistan3,928,000
93Slovenia2,000,000
94Aruba1
95Antigua and Barbuda0
96American Samoa0
97Albania0
98Armenia0
99Botswana0
100Bermuda0
101Belgium0
102Bahamas, The0
103Solomon Islands0
104Bhutan0
105Benin0
106Belize0
107Bosnia and Herzegovina0
108Congo, Democratic Republic of the0
109Burundi0
110Cambodia0
111Curacao0
112Chad0
113Sri Lanka0
114Gambia, The0
115Gibraltar0
116Grenada0
117Greenland0
118Finland0
119Fiji0
120Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)0
121Faroe Islands0
122French Polynesia0
123Estonia0
124Eritrea0
125El Salvador0
126Ethiopia0
127Comoros0
128Cayman Islands0
129Cape Verde0
130Cook Islands0
131Costa Rica0
132Central African Republic0
133Djibouti0
134Dominica0
135Dominican Republic0
136Guatemala0
137Guinea0
138Guyana0
139Haiti0
140Hong Kong0
141Honduras0
142Iceland0
143Guam0
144Jamaica0
145Korea, North0
146Kiribati0
147Kenya0
148Kosovo0
149Madagascar0
150Macau0
151Moldova0
152Mongolia0
153Montserrat0
154Malawi0
155Montenegro0
156Macedonia0
157Mali0
158Mauritius0
159Mauritania0
160Malta0
161Laos0
162Lebanon0
163Latvia0
164Lithuania0
165Liberia0
166Lesotho0
167Luxembourg0
168Maldives0
169New Caledonia0
170Niue0
171Niger0
172Vanuatu0
173Guinea-Bissau0
174Panama0
175South Sudan0
176Paraguay0
177Nepal0
178Nauru0
179Suriname0
180Nicaragua0
181Sierra Leone0
182Singapore0
183Somalia0
184Saint Lucia0
185Sudan0
186Sweden0
187Puerto Rico0
188Rwanda0
189Saint Pierre and Miquelon0
190Saint Kitts and Nevis0
191Seychelles0
192Turks and Caicos Islands0
193Tonga0
194Togo0
195Sao Tome and Principe0
196Saint Helena0
197Switzerland0
198East Timor0
199Uganda0
200Saint Vincent and the Grenadines0
201Burkina Faso0
202Uruguay0
203Virgin Islands0
204Namibia0
205West Bank0
206Western Sahara0
207Samoa0
208Swaziland0
209Zambia0
210Zimbabwe0
211British Virgin Islands0

Definition: This entry is the total natural gas produced in cubic meters (cu m). The discrepancy between the amount of natural gas produced and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is due to the omission of stock changes and other complicating factors.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014

See also: Natural gas - production map

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