China Natural Gas

Summary Table

  Million Cubic Ft
(MMcf)
Global Rank
163,959,000 10th in the world
4,559,626 8th in the world
6,738,152 3rd in the world
Yearly Deficit
-2,178,526  
Gas Imports
2,202,597  
Gas Exports
116,331  
2,086,265  
(Data shown is for 2015, the latest year with complete data in all categoreies)

Gas Reserves in China

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China holds 184 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of proven gas reserves as of 2017, ranking 10th in the world and accounting for about 3% of the world's total natural gas reserves of 6,923 Tcf.

China has proven reserves equivalent to 21.9 times its annual consumption. This means it has about 22 years of gas left (at current consumption levels and excluding unproven reserves).

China Gas Reserves
184,419,000 MMcf
Global Rank: 10th | Share of World's Gas: 2.66 %
22 years of natural gas left
(at current consumption levels)

History of Gas Reserves in China

Gas Consumption in China

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  • China consumes 8,425,912 million cubic feet (MMcf) of natural gas per year as of the year 2017.
  • China ranks 3rd in the world for natural gas consumption, accounting for about 6.4% of the world's total consumption of 132,290,211 MMcf.
  • China consumes 5,929 cubic feet of natural gas per capita every year (based on the 2017 population of 1,421,021,791 people), or 16 cubic feet per capita per day.

Gas Production in China

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  • China produces 4,559,625.60 million cubic feet (MMcf) of natural gas per year (as of 2015) ranking 8th in the world.

Gas Imports

  • China imports 31% of its natural gas consumption (2,086,265 MMcf in 2015).

History of Gas Consumption and Production

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