Helium

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    Getting off the ground

    2018-11-01T17:14:00Z

    Lockheed Martin’s trucks of the future and HAV’s floating cruise ship are getting closer to reality, writes Nick Parkinson.

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    Privatization of BLM’s helium assets raises concerns

    2018-11-01T16:25:00Z

    Two of the most widely discussed topics at the recent gasworld Helium Summit in Houston were the potential impact of the end of the US Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) crude helium sales to private industry and the privatization of the BLM’s helium assets which is scheduled to take place between

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    Gazprom suspends helium exports

    2018-10-29T10:00:00Z

    According to industry sources, Gazprom has declared a supply shortfall and suspended all deliveries of bulk liquid helium for export from Russia, effective immediately, due to an order issued by Russia’s anti-trust committee.

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    China now a major market for helium

    2018-10-05T09:43:00Z

    The Chinese market has experienced significant growth over the past decade and is now a major market for helium.

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    BLM: Three steps to privitisation

    2018-10-05T09:18:00Z

    The US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) continues to work towards the privitisation of the Federal Helium Reserve and is following three key steps to a smooth transfer to private administry, according to Sam Burton, Field Manager for the BLM’s Federal Helium Programme.

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    Global Helium Summit 2018 closes

    2018-10-04T22:08:00Z

    “It’s pretty safe to say at least 2019 is going to be a very tight market vulnerable to upset and it could be ugly for a while. It’s not going to get better tomorrow, it’s not going to fix itself right away, but when everything is running right and all the plants are running, there could be times

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    Global Helium Summit 2018 underway

    2018-10-04T14:00:00Z

    A tight market in-progress; shortages seemingly never far away; a market evidently exposed to geopolitical risks; and a number of future supply scenarios in the mix. The global helium business might be described as something of a tinder box ready to catch light in the months and years ahead.

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    Irkutsk Oil Company announces new helium project

    2018-10-04T13:30:00Z

    Irkutsk Oil Company, Russia’s largest privately-owned independent oil producer, has announced plans to build a 10 million litre (266 MMCF) per year liquid helium plant in the Irkutsk Region of Siberia.

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    Helium Summit begins tomorrow

    2018-10-03T19:30:00Z

    It has long been known the world’s biggest helium resource, the BLM Pipeline, is on a timer to depletion and by 2021 we will face the reality of a new-look helium business altogether.

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    Study finds He and O2 more successful in surgery

    2018-10-03T11:18:00Z

    According to a new study led by Klaus Hopster, Assistant Professor of large animal anaesthesiology at Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine, Heliox – a breathing gas composed of a mixture of helium (He) and oxygen (O2) – when used under higher pressure ventilation, could achieve