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
Shale Gas Could Be UK's New North Sea: Report
CNBC - 5/22/2013 6:17:13 AM
Taylor said shale gas development in the U.K. could propel an energy boom like the one seen when North Sea gas production began. In the best case scenario, Taylor said U.K. shale gas production could reach 1.39 trillion cubic feet (versus U.K. demand of 3 ...
Natural gas consumption growth below average
MENAFN - 5/18/2013 11:54:14 PM
The BP report said natural gas prices in Europe and Asia - including spot markets ... Russia and Colombia offsetting continued declines in mature provinces such as the UK and Norway, as well as unexpected outages in a number of other countries.
U.S. shale gas alters Japan’s energy plans
Japan Times - 5/19/2013 3:24:48 PM
Japan has made progress in its attempts to curtail soaring fuel costs since the 2011 Fukushima disaster and Washington on Friday gave ... other resource-rich countries such as Russia, which is facing a decline in its share in the European market because ...
Pascagoula's LNG import terminal wants to export natural gas
Biloxi Sun Herald - 5/20/2013 2:01:53 AM
The owners want to begin exporting natural gas. It would be quite the turnaround for the $1.1 billion terminal built more than two years ago to import the super-chilled ... 11.5 million tons of LNG a year to countries approved under the Free ...
Natural Gas Exports Spark Possibilities, Concerns
HispanicBusiness.com - 5/21/2013 7:47:17 PM
That country has no free trade agreement with the U.S., but demand for natural gas has increased in Japan, as most of its nuclear plants were shut down ... a commentator on economic and financial issues for CNN en Español TV and radio, and ...
Gas discoveries give Israel new regional clout -minister
Chicago Tribune - 5/22/2013 6:20:12 PM
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israel's newfound natural gas reserves will boost ... Once totally dependent on fuel imports, Israel has made the largest gas discoveries in the world over the past decade off its Mediterranean coastline, and is expected ...
Natural-gas exports: A debate over values, not numbers
The Jerusalem Post - 5/18/2013 7:43:41 PM
The discovery of natural gas in the Mediterranean is a development that even the gloomiest environmentalists greet with elation. Israel’s air pollution takes a terrible toll on public health, with high asthma and cancer rates in major cities reflecting ...
On exporting of natural gas,
Herald Tribune - 5/23/2013 5:04:27 AM
On Friday, the Obama administration cleared the way for broader natural gas exports by approving a $10 billion facility near Freeport, Texas. The Department of Energy said it had given conditional authorization to the Freeport project to export ...
US eases natural gas glut with second export terminal (+video)
The Christian Science Monitor - 5/18/2013 3:25:59 PM
It's a shift in policy that opens up America's newfound – and vast – natural gas resources to world markets ... interest to export at least some of the country's vast natural gas reserves. The question now is how quickly the administration ...
3 Foreign Companies Invest in U.S. Project to Export Liquid Gas
Dealbook - 5/18/2013 5:31:51 AM
Japan’s liquefied natural gas imports have surged after the shutdown of nuclear power in the wake of the Fukushima disaster and were up by 11 percent last year. Japanese imports account for about one-third of the world’s total liquid gas ...
Changing the oil game – Shale gas
Hill Post - 5/18/2013 11:51:14 AM
Shale gas is fast transforming the world’s energy industry. It is cheap, abundant and has the ability to burn cleaner than fossil fuels and has increasingly become an important source of natural ... from about 80 countries. The net imports accounted ...
Energy Dept. to delay more natural gas export decisions
Daily Caller - 5/22/2013 1:33:52 PM
However, industry argues that exporting natural gas would spur more investment in the U.S. and create jobs. “It is abundantly clear that exports to the world market generate ... additional fracking and gas production exports would induce ...
Natural Gas Export Review Needs Revamp, Senator Says
Bloomberg - 5/21/2013 11:50:40 PM
The U.S. process for approving natural gas exports may need revamping to ensure that the domestic economic implications of more overseas sales are fully considered, the chairman of the Senate’s energy panel said. Senator Ron Wyden, an Oregon ...
Israeli gas finds secure its self sufficiency
GlobalPost - 5/22/2013 9:51:58 AM
Gas production from huge offshore deposits along its Mediterranean coast is enabling Israel to shift from costly and unreliable imports to a growing self-sufficiency and the potential to become an energy exporter. Politicians and lobbyists are already ...
Erdogan: No decision yet on oil imports from Iran
Marketwatch - 5/19/2013 2:13:13 PM
Turkey will continue to look for other opportunities to import crude at cheaper rates, he said. Last month, Turkish energy minister Taner Yildiz said that the country has no plans to reduce its energy imports from Tehran despite the growing prospect of ...