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    Optimising industrial gases

    2021-04-01T13:58:00Z

    The packaged gas industry is faced with market volatility, changing supply and demand, and in many cases, skyrocketing costs. Gas booster technology can help to optimise output and revenues, explains an exclusive insight from Haskel.

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    Renergen reports ‘exceptional’ helium concentrations at Virginia Gas Project

    2021-03-29T10:40:00Z

    Domestic natural gas and helium producer Renergen is “ecstatic” about the high concentrations of helium discovered at its Virginia Gas Project in South Africa’s Free State.

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    Helium One appoints drilling contractor in Tanzania

    2021-03-23T12:48:00Z

    Helium One this week (22 nd March) announced the appointment of Mitchell Drilling Limited as drilling contractor for it maiden three well exploration programme on its Rukwa Project in Tanzania – a move that could see drilling commence this May.

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    Waiting for Amur – what’s next for helium markets?

    2021-03-08T17:15:00Z

    Since Covid-19 took a chunk out of helium demand and brought Helium Shortage 3.0 to a rather abrupt end in February 2020, there has been a relative lack of headline events impacting helium markets. The market has seen sufficient supply, the end of steep price increases and no large new ...

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    Chart Industries acquires Cryogenic Gas Technologies

    2021-02-16T13:23:00Z

    Chart Industries has today (16 th Feb) acquired Cryogenic Gas Technologies (Cryo Technologies) for $55m in cash.

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    Qatargas achieves new helium milestone

    2021-02-02T08:20:00Z

    Qatargas has loaded the 10,000 th cargo of helium from its Helium 2 plant near Doha, Qatar in what the state-run LNG producer described today as a “significant milestone”.

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    Renergen appoints three companies to complete feasibility studies

    2021-01-27T10:46:00Z

    Renergen’s Virginia Gas Project in South Africa’s Free State has taken a step forward with the appointment of three companies to complete feasibility studies for its second phase.

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    Google ends Loon project

    2021-01-25T09:26:00Z

    Google has shut down its Loon project, which hoped to make giant helium balloons an alternative to cell towers in remote areas of the world.

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    Helium One commences surface exploration work at Eyasi Project

    2021-01-20T10:50:00Z

    Work to mobilise surface geochemical exploration at the Eyasi Project in southern Tanzania has commenced, Helium One said today (20 th Jan).

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    Sauer Compressors: Extensive expertise in helium compression

    2021-01-15T14:19:00Z

    Founded more than 135 years ago as a brass foundry in the North German city of Kiel, Sauer Compressors today is a medium-sized German group of companies with 13 international subsidiaries. It focuses on the development, production and sale of medium and high pressure compressors for applications in commercial shipping, ...

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    In focus… LNG markets and helium production

    2021-01-15T13:57:00Z

    Helium, a global commodity delivered though a complex global supply chain. Having been through various periods of peaks and troughs in supply, the increasing challenge for the helium business is the diversity and reliability of its sourcing operations.

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    10 minutes with… Walter Jennings

    2021-01-15T13:52:00Z

    Take 10 minutes out with Walter Jennings Chairman of Noble Helium, as he discusses his take on all the developments and discussion in helium markets over the past year, as well as the company’s aims for the year ahead.

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    Helium: Focus on Europe

    2021-01-15T13:43:00Z

    From Helium Shortage 2.0 to the early curtailment of Helium Shortage 3.0 last year at the hands of the Covid-19 pandemic, the last decade in the global helium business has been dominated by stories of supply and demand.

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    Helium: Understanding the market in 2021

    2021-01-15T13:37:00Z

    If the message this time last year was that everything you knew was about to change, then with the dawn of 2021 we are on the cusp of that significant step change in the global helium business.

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    Helium One updates on Rukwa Project

    2021-01-13T10:48:00Z

    Helium One on Tuesday (12 th Jan) said it has completed an environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) and compensation survey, including consultation with communities in nine villages closest to the drill locations, for its Rukwa project in southern Tanzania.

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    Kornbluth: Lifting Qatar embargo should improve helium logistics

    2021-01-08T14:25:00Z

    Earlier this week, Saudi Arabia announced that it was restoring diplomatic relations with Qatar and immediately lifting its air, land and sea embargo that has been in place for more than three and a half years.

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    Air Liquide and HFIPS form joint venture in China

    2021-01-08T12:14:00Z

    Air Liquide and Hefei Institutes of Physical Science of the Chinese Academy of Science (HFIPS) will boost the development and manufacturing of helium refrigeration systems in China as part of a new joint venture.

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    Denbury must pay APMTG Helium LLC $35m

    2021-01-04T15:13:00Z

    The Wyoming Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal from Denbury Resources which has been ordered to pay APMTG Helium LLC over $35m in damages and interest for undelivered helium.

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    Amur GPP construction project reaches 70.5%

    2020-12-18T11:11:00Z

    Construction of Gazprom’s Amur Gas Processing Plant (GPP) is in full swing and is currently at 70.5%, the global energy company said on Thursday (17 th Dec).

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    Tristar Group inks $8m contract with Linde

    2020-12-09T09:48:00Z

    Global logistics company Tristar Group will transport Linde’s helium cargo across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) as part of a new five-year contract, valued at $8m.