Natural Gas INFO

About 2,405 billion cubic meters of natural gas are used yearly in the world. Here is a list of how much of that is used by various countries and regions. (The difference between the total natural gas produced and the total natural gas used is due to difficulties in measuring gas supplied.)

United States 25.6 %
Canada 3.0 %
Mexico 1.4 %
Central and South America 4.0 %
Europe 19.5 %
Former Soviet Union 22.8 %
Middle East 8.4 %
Africa 2.5 %
Asian and Pacific Countries 12.7 %
(Source: BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2002