Global Natural Gas Production

Top Ten NG Producing Countries

According to the IEA (International Energy Agency), in 2016 the top ten producers of natural gas were as follows:

  • United States - 749 bcm (20.7%)
  • Russian Federation - 644 bcm (17.8%)
  • Islamic Rep of Iran - 190 bcm (5.3%)
  • Canada - 174 bcm (4.8%)
  • Qatar - 165 bcm (4.6%)
  • China - 137 bcm (3.8%)
  • Norway - 121 bcm (3.3%)
  • Algeria - 92 bcm (2.5%)
  • Saudi Arabia - 90 bcm (2.5%)
  • Australia - 88 bcm (2.4%)

Note:
bcm = billions of cubic meters
Percentages are percentage of world total.