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
Ukraine Crisis – Can The U.S. Make Europe Less Dependent On Russian Gas?
Value Walk - 7/29/2014 8:27:57 AM
High dependency on Russian gas imports Russia remains the largest exporter of natural gas in the world and accounts for approximately ... Ukraine is more manageable today than in the past, many countries including Greece, Hungary, Bulgaria and Slovakia ...
Poland reports stable gas supplies in 2013
China - 7/31/2014 9:18:40 PM
In 2013, mandatory gas reserves were not called upon because there was no threat to the safety of gas supplies, the Polish Economy Ministry said in its gas supply safety report on Thursday. "Gas imports from former USSR countries amounted to 77.13 percent ...
Atradius Gas Market Outlook: Regional Gas Prices in the World Inevitably Closer
Market Watch - 7/29/2014 4:24:34 AM
After decades with little interesting happening, the global natural gas ... push European countries to diversify suppliers. LNG imports, even from the US, might play a role over time. John Lorie, Atradius Chief Economist: "The shale gas revolution in ...
Which Countries Produce The Most Fossil Fuels?
The Energy Collective - 7/30/2014 3:07:37 PM
An example is Holland, which produces an excess of natural gas, but is highly dependent on imports for coal and oil. Despite its limitations, this measure shows the wide global variation in how self-sufficient countries are. The world's biggest producers ...
Battle of the Fuels: Will Natural Gas Replace Diesel?
The Motley Fool - 7/28/2014 5:11:41 PM
The world may not cooperate Natural ... The same EIA report also states that U.S. natural gas exports are expected to increase by nearly four times during the same period, along with a nearly 30% reduction in U.S. imports of natural gas.
Middle East holds 43.2 percent of world’s natural gas
Al Arabiya News - 7/30/2014 11:25:43 AM
The Middle East, with 80.3 trillion cu/m, is home to 43.2 percent of the total natural gas deposit in the world, according to a new report ... gas will exceed its production from Middle East countries by the year 2019. The available figures indicate ...
Increasing food imports will ease water and energy shortages, environment official says
South China Morning Post - 7/28/2014 7:56:19 PM
Food imports should be increased ... either by producing synthetic natural gas or delivering power to eastern coastal markets through long-distance cross-country grids. China is already the world's top importer of soybeans and has slowly introduced foreign ...
Algeria's gas role questioned
United Press International - 7/29/2014 2:11:32 PM
The European Union spends an average $1 billion per day on energy imports ... natural gas deposits in the world. Its exports have been in decline, however, because of lagging foreign investments. Terrorists sympathetic with al-Qaida stormed the country's ...
Egypt lent $500m to expand natural gas access
Energy Live News - 7/30/2014 11:28:42 PM
Hartwig Schafer, World Bank Country Director for Egypt, Yemen and Djibouti said: “Conversion to piped natural gas will help give households access to a safer, more reliable and cheaper supply of gas compared to buying LPG cylinders.” By the end of the ...
BP Interested in Natural Gas News in China
newschanneldaily.com - 7/25/2014 12:57:33 PM
From fossil fuels to renewable solar power the country is constantly in need of yet more choices in greater amounts. The world ... natural gas in the country, but as the demand will soon outstrip this resource its likely to come to rely heavily on imports.
Asia's Natural Gas Market Set to Become World's Second Largest by 2015
Market Watch - 5/7/2014 3:49:58 PM
and resulting in a continued rise of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and pipeline-gas imports,' he says. The US will remain the largest single gas consuming country in the world with a gas demand 50 per cent higher than China's in 2035. China became a LNG ...
Poland cuts estimate for shale gas exploration wells
Reuters - 7/31/2014 7:35:28 AM
dealing a setback to the country's efforts to find a cheap alternative to the natural gas it imports from Russia. Grabowski said he expected just over 80 exploratory wells would be drilled this year, down from the 100 he projected in a newspaper interview ...
Infographic: Fracking Imports and Exports in Europe — Natural Gas Reserves, Production, and Consumption by Country
Circle of Blue - 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 ...
5 things to know about how US coal exports shift global warming problem onto other countries
Newser - 7/28/2014 8:43:27 AM
Over the past six years, the U.S. has cut consumption by 195 million tons as power plants have burned cheaper natural gas instead. The Environmental ... In 2013, according to the 2014 BP Statistical Review of World Energy, it grew by 3 percent.
Major liquefied natural gas trading countries and key drivers
Yahoo Finance - 5/23/2014 8:45:58 PM
In 2012, ~13% of the world’s natural gas production ... and Trinidad (14.6 million tonnes). In terms of imports, Japan holds the crown, having imported 87.8 million tonnes of natural gas from countries such as Qatar, Malaysia, Russia, Nigeria, and ...