Linde Engineering and BASF have developed a new process that combines treatment of natural gas for pipeline transportation with the simultaneous recovery of helium, liquid hydrocarbons, and purified carbon dioxide (CO 2 ).
Big Star Energy Ltd. has acquired its first oil and gas lease in an area prospective for helium in the US.
Alternative and renewable energy business Renergen has appointed EPCM Bonisana as the engineering, procurement and contraction (EPC) contractor for its Virginia Gas Project.
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.