Petroleum Gas Exports in 2016 – World’s Biggest Gas Exporter Countries

16 December 2017
Petroleum Gas Exports

Global exports of petroleum gas amounted to USD 183 billion in 2016, which registered a major shortfall from 2015’s USD 295 billion. Overall, the value of petroleum gas exports was down by 38% in 2016 for all exporting countries. Among global regions, Asian countries recorded highest export value of petroleum gas in 2016 with shipments valued at USD 76 billion. Middle East stood at 2nd place with USD 44 billion petroleum gas export consignments. Europe, America and Africa stood at 3rd, 4th and 5th positions in terms of total petroleum gas exports valued at USD 43 billion, USD 26 billion and USD 19 billion respectively in year 2016. The 4-digit Harmonized System Code is 2711 for petroleum gas and other gaseous hydrocarbons. Here is in-depth global export picture of petroleum gas with export statistics of petroleum gas.


     

Kinds of Petroleum Gas Exported in the World


Basically, natural gas is exported majorly both in gaseous & liquefied state among other types of petroleum gas including propane gas, butanes and hydrocarbons in gaseous & liquefied state. From total global exports of petroleum gas valued at USD 183 billion in 2016, natural gas in both gaseous and liquefied state shared USD 118 billion export value in the said year. Let’s categorize kinds of petroleum gas and analyse their export values from the chart and table given below.



 

Petroleum Gas Type

Export Value (USD Million)

Natural Gas in Gaseous State

63428

Liquefied Natural Gas

55561

Liquefied Propane Gas

51509

Liquefied Butanes

8960

Liquefied Hydrocarbons

1744

Hydrocarbons in Gaseous State

692



 

10 Top-most Petroleum Gas Exporting Countries


Asian countries are the biggest exporters of petroleum gas in the world. Their contribution to total exports of petroleum gas valued at USD 76757 million in 2016. Qatar stood as the largest producer and supplier of petroleum gas with total shipments valued at USD 35157 million registered in 2016. Other top-most petroleum gas exporting countries include – Norway, Australia, USA, Algeria, Malaysia, Canada, Indonesia and Germany. They collectively shared 70.5% value to total global exports of petroleum gas in the said year. Only Australia and the US recorded a rise in export value of petroleum gas and other countries recorded a sharp decline in total exports of petroleum gas in 2016. Look out their trade performance below.   



 

Country

Share in Value (%)

Export Value (USD Million)

Qatar

19.2

35157

Norway

11.3

20686

Australia

7.5

13792

USA

7.2

13271

Algeria

6.4

11785

Malaysia

4.5

8292

Canada

4.3

7797

Indonesia

3.8

7036

Turkmenistan

3.2

5866

Germany

3.1

5692



 

Region-wise Analysis of Petroleum Gas Global Exports


If we analyse export data of petroleum gas region-wise, we found that Asian countries mostly supplied all kinds of petroleum gases to the world. According to petroleum gas export data, since 2014, Asia has been registering a decline in the total exports of petroleum gas. Middle East, Europe, America and Africa stood as the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th largest exporter regions of petroleum gas. Here trade figures of all these regions recorded in 2016.


 


Region

Export Value (USD Million)

Asia

76757

Middle East

44162

Europe

43633

America

26955

Africa

19325



 

Group-wise Analysis of Petroleum Gas Global Exports


According to a report on petroleum gas shipment data, countries belong to Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) exported petroleum gas majorly to the world in 2016. They collectively contributed USD 62513 million value to total global petroleum gas exports. Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) also performed greatly as it exports of petroleum gas valued at USD 61317 million in the said year. Here is the list of eight global trade associations with their specifications and petroleum gas export values recorded in the year 2016.  

 

Group

Full Name

List of Member Nations

Export Value (USD Million)

APEC

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

China, USA, Vietnam, Japan, Russia, Philippines, Indonesia, South Korea, Peru, Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong, Thailand, Canada, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Chile and Brunei

62513

OPEC

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries

Algeria, Angola, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Venezuela

61317

ASEAN

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Brunei

21242

NAFTA

North American Free Trade Agreement

Canada, Mexico and the United States of America

21098

CIS

Commonwealth of Independent States

Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Ukraine

13848

BRICS

Brazil Russia India China South Africa

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa

5927

APTA

Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement

Bangladesh, China, India, Mongolia, South Korea, Laos and Sri Lanka

2062

SAARC

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka

162



 

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Year

2016

Month

12

Indonesian Exporter Name

Pt Donggi Senoro Lng

Exporter Address

Sentral Senayan Ii, Lt.13 Jl. Asia Afrika No.8, Senayan Jakarta 10270

Importer Name

Korea Gas Copporation

Importer Address

120, Cheomdan-Ro, Dong-Gu, Daegu Korea 701-300

HS Code

2711110000

Product Description

Liquefied Natural Gas

Quantity

125700

Unit

MTQ

FOB Value

20316643.8

Unit Price

161.63

Currency

USD

Port of Loading

Banggai

Port of Discharge

Samcheok

Import Country

South Korea

Destination Country

South Korea


 

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