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    MRI in good health, despite helium shortage

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    Cryofab is busy serving the needs of MRI market, and beyond.

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    Valves to prevent a leak

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    Gaseous helium is one of the most elusive and hard to contain gases on the planet. As the second lightest gas next to hydrogen, it has many industrial uses and is of critical importance as a process gas. Gaseous helium requires robust and tight-sealing valves and fittings in order to ...

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    Helium supply reliability comes at a price

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    Helium supply has fluctuated from a slight surplus when the large Qatar 2 production came fully onstream in 2014, to in-balance with the supply disruption of the Qatar blockage in June 2017, to tight supply beginning spring 2018.

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    North American Helium

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    Based in Calgary, Alberta, North American Helium currently controls over 3.1 million acres of helium mineral rights in North America. The helium exploration and production company was founded in 2013 by its CEO, Nicholas Snyder, on the belief that grassroots helium exploration is essential in North America.

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    Renergen commissions LNG and helium plant

    2019-10-28T15:16:00Z

    Renergen has commissioned South Africa’s first commercial LNG and liquid helium plant.

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    NASA awards two helium contracts

    2019-10-17T14:10:00Z

    NASA has awarded contracts worth a combined total of $203.2m to Air Products and Messer LLC to supply gaseous and liquid helium for its space projects.

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    GAWDA Annual Convention recap part two: Helium shortage set to ease in 2020

    2019-10-01T22:20:00Z

    Helium expert Phil Kornbluth told the GAWDA (Gases and Welders Distributors Association) 2019 Annual Convention that the current helium shortage should begin to ease late next year.

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    Big Star Energy provides helium update

    2019-09-19T13:45:00Z

    Big Star Energy Ltd. has entered into additional leases at its Enterprise helium prospect in the US, taking the total area under lease at Enterprise to 5,120 gross acres.

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    Research applications of cryogenics

    2019-09-13T15:24:00Z

    Whether used to cool superconducting magnets at CERN, as a fundamental enabler in space exploration at NASA or its role in harnessing fusion power, cryogenics is a critical enabling technology in research applications. Simply put, cryogenics is the production, management and utilisation of temperatures below those naturally found on Earth. ...

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    Royal Helium identifies drill targets

    2019-09-05T11:15:00Z

    Royal Helium Ltd. has completed the first phase of exploration at its Climax property in southwest Saskatchewan, Canada, and identified drill targets for primary helium production.

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    Lease secured for Big Star helium exploration project

    2019-08-23T11:58:00Z

    Big Star Energy Ltd. has acquired its first oil and gas lease in an area prospective for helium in the US.

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    Renergen signs $40m loan agreement

    2019-08-21T13:51:00Z

    Alternative and renewable energy business Renergen has today signed a $40m loan agreement with the US Government’s development finance institution.

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    Exclusive: Renergen discusses Virginia Gas Project

    2019-08-15T09:58:00Z

    Alternative and renewable energy business Renergen has appointed EPCM Bonisana as the engineering, procurement and contraction (EPC) contractor for its Virginia Gas Project.

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    Researchers use helium to conduct solar wind study

    2019-08-01T09:35:00Z

    A study conducted by the University of Wisconsin has used helium to help mimick solar winds in the lab. Affecting nearly everything in the solar system, the sun’s solar winds can disrupt the function of the Earth’s satellites.

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    Helium Shortage 3.0

    2019-08-01T06:00:00Z

    As gasworld has not reported on the status of Helium Shortage 3.0 since its March 2019 edition, it seems timely to provide an update on the current state of global helium supply and the outlook going forward.

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    Linde starts up new plant

    2019-07-30T11:20:00Z

    Linde today said it has started up a new air separation plant in China.

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    Royal Helium steps up exploration

    2019-07-24T15:26:00Z

    Royal Helium Ltd. is set to step up its helium exploration programme in Saskatchewan, Canada, and is in talks with “several” major companies to be a processing partner.

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    BLM making progress toward privatisation of helium assets

    2019-07-22T08:18:00Z

    The US General Services Administration’s (GSA) William Morgan has provided an update on the status of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) efforts to dispose of its helium assets.

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    Air Products played vital role in Moon landing

    2019-07-20T06:00:00Z

    One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind and another major step in the history of Air Products UK.

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    SpaceX investigates faulty valve

    2019-07-17T10:59:00Z

    SpaceX is investigating the possibility that a leaky valve caused its Crew Dragon spacecraft capsule to explode on a test stand at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, US, in April.