Leading countries based on natural gas production in 2016 (in billion cubic meters)

Leading natural gas producing countries worldwide 2016 This statistic shows the leading ten countries worldwide based on natural gas production in 2016. In that year, the United States was the world's largest natural gas producer in the world, producing 755.8 billion cubic meters.
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Production in billion cubic meters
United States755.8
Russia640.7
Iran202.4
Qatar165.4
Canada157.1
China141.9
Norway121.2
Saudi Arabia109.4
Algeria93.2
Australia88.2
Production in billion cubic meters
United States755.8
Russia640.7
Iran202.4
Qatar165.4
Canada157.1
China141.9
Norway121.2
Saudi Arabia109.4
Algeria93.2
Australia88.2
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This statistic shows the leading ten countries worldwide based on natural gas production in 2016. In that year, the United States was the world's largest natural gas producer in the world, producing 755.8 billion cubic meters.
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Release date
December 2017
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2015
Supplementary notes
BGR (Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe) is the German Federal Institute for Geosciences and Commodities.

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