Italy Natural Gas

Summary Table

  Million Cubic Ft
Global Rank
1,985,000 61st in the world
239,118 52nd in the world
2,384,575 12th 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 Italy

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Italy holds only 1.74 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of proven gas reserves as of 2017, ranking 61st in the world and accounting for about 0.025% of the world's total natural gas reserves of 6,923 Tcf.

Total gas reserves in Italy are less than even a single year of gas consumption (2,653,955 MMcf as of 2017), making Italy highly dependent on natural gas imports in order to substain its consumption levels.

Italy Gas Reserves
1,735,000 MMcf
Global Rank: 61st | Share of World's Gas: 0.025 %
1 years of natural gas left
(at current consumption levels)

History of Gas Reserves in Italy

Gas Consumption in Italy

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  • Italy consumes 2,653,955 million cubic feet (MMcf) of natural gas per year as of the year 2017.
  • Italy ranks 12th in the world for natural gas consumption, accounting for about 2.0% of the world's total consumption of 132,290,211 MMcf.
  • Italy consumes 44,230 cubic feet of natural gas per capita every year (based on the 2017 population of 60,004,032 people), or 121 cubic feet per capita per day.
  • Italy consumes in a year 1.5 times more than its total reserves. It substains this consumption by importing 2,459,723 MMcf of natural gas per year (in 2017).

Gas Production in Italy

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  • Italy produces 239,117.87 million cubic feet (MMcf) of natural gas per year (as of 2015) ranking 52nd in the world.

Gas Imports

  • Italy imports 90% of its natural gas consumption (2,155,804 MMcf in 2015).

History of Gas Consumption and Production

See also