Based on a comparison of 94 countries in 2012, USA ranked the highest in dry natural gas production with 24,058 bil cb ft followed by Russia and Iran. On the other end of the scale was Slovenia with 0.071 bil cb ft, Luxembourg with 0.141 bil cb ft and Georgia with 0.202 bil cb ft.
Total dry natural gas production reached 118,910 bil cb ft in 2012 in the World according to EIA. This is 2.23 % more than in the previous year and 23.8 % more than 10 years ago.
Historically, total dry natural gas production reached an all time high of 118,910 bil cb ft in 2012 and an all time low of 53,375 bil cb ft in 1980. The average annual growth amounted to 2.53 % since 1980.
The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 20.2 % of dry natural gas production in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 43.3 % share while the ten largest countries some 66.7 % in 2012.
Data for more countries are available at Dry Natural Gas Production indicator page.