France Natural Gas

Summary Table

  Million Cubic Ft
Global Rank
314,000 77th in the world
742 90th in the world
1,342,959 28th in the world
Yearly Deficit
Gas Imports
Gas Exports
(Data shown is for 2015, the latest year with complete data in all categoreies)

Gas Reserves in France

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France holds only 0.30 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of proven gas reserves as of 2017, ranking 77th in the world and accounting for about 0.004% of the world's total natural gas reserves of 6,923 Tcf.

Total gas reserves in France are less than even a single year of gas consumption (1,479,097 MMcf as of 2017), making France highly dependent on natural gas imports in order to substain its consumption levels.

France Gas Reserves
304,000 MMcf
Global Rank: 77th | Share of World's Gas: 0.004 %
0 years of natural gas left
(at current consumption levels)

History of Gas Reserves in France

Gas Consumption in France

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  • France consumes 1,479,097 million cubic feet (MMcf) of natural gas per year as of the year 2017.
  • France ranks 28th in the world for natural gas consumption, accounting for about 1.1% of the world's total consumption of 132,290,211 MMcf.
  • France consumes 23,059 cubic feet of natural gas per capita every year (based on the 2017 population of 64,144,086 people), or 63 cubic feet per capita per day.
  • France consumes in a year 4.9 times more than its total reserves. It substains this consumption by importing 1,716,308 MMcf of natural gas per year (in 2017).

Gas Production in France

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  • France produces 741.62 million cubic feet (MMcf) of natural gas per year (as of 2015) ranking 90th in the world.

Gas Imports

  • France imports 102% of its natural gas consumption (1,376,014 MMcf in 2015).

History of Gas Consumption and Production

See also