All Helium articles

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    Kornbluth: Helium shortage to ease in 2020

    2019-12-11T11:19:00Z

    Helium Shortage 3.0 will likely ease in the second half of 2020, but that does not mean it’s going away anytime soon – in fact it will remain until 2021.

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    MENA 2019: Day two recap

    2019-12-11T10:35:00Z

    The opportunities are there, the technologies are ready and the MENA region is primed to realise its next wave of growth.

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    Big Star Energy leases additional acres

    2019-12-09T15:09:00Z

    Australian oil and gas exploration company Big Star Energy has leased an additional 1,640 net acres at the Enterprise, Voyager, Millennium, Galactica and Prometheus prospects in Colorado, US.

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    2019 in Review: Renergen

    2019-12-03T14:00:00Z

    “2019 has been a truly significant year,” Stefano Marani, CEO of Renergen, tells gas world as he looks back on the last 12 months and the company’s highlights.

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    NAH makes new appointment

    2019-11-29T17:18:00Z

    North America Helium, Inc., a Calgary-based private helium exploration and production company, has appointed Terry Mah as its Senior Geophysicist to the company’s Exploration and Development team.

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    Renergen breaks ground at flagship gas project

    2019-11-28T10:41:00Z

    Emerging helium and LNG producer Renergen has broken ground at its flagship gas project in South Africa.

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    Messer supplies helium for Parade

    2019-11-28T10:04:00Z

    Messer will provide a consistent supply of helium for the 2019 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade which will be held today in New York City.

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    Big Star Energy acquires helium acreage

    2019-11-28T09:26:00Z

    Australian oil and gas exploration company Big Star Energy has leased a further 59,510 gross (14,877 net) acres across its prospect and lead portfolio in Colorado, US.

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    Qatar Petroleum to raise LNG production, helium potential

    2019-11-26T09:22:00Z

    State-owned Qatar Petroleum will raise Qatar’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) production capacity to 126 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) by 2027, an increase of 64% from the current 77 mtpa.

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    Process gases: Leading the search for sustainable alternatives

    2019-11-11T06:00:00Z

    Throughout this year gasworld has covered ‘Helium Shortage 3.0’ with reports of price increases of up to 100%. Such price volatility is a real incentive to search for sustainable alternatives!

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    World class industrial gas production facilities to be established

    2019-11-07T10:01:00Z

    World class industrial gas production facilities and distribution networks are set to be established in the industrial cities of Royal Commission as part of a new deal.

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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 shortage Q&A

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    How do you see the current global helium shortage progressing – will there be any improvement in 2020 and why?

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    Helium lifts the SuperTower

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    We all recognize the value of high-speed internet access to economic opportunity, job creation, education, and civic engagement. According to the UN, close to half of the world’s population still lacks a reliable connection to the internet. 

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    Privatizing the US Federal Helium Program

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    This article complements previous articles and describes Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) declining role in providing helium to worldwide markets. It provides further transparency to the helium industry and the public at large on the plans to offer for sale the Federal Helium Program real property, and all US interests ...

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    Exploration, expansion and expectations

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    Exploration, expansion and expectations: who are the players hoping to ease the helium shortage?

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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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    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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    The West Coast report

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    There has been quite a bit of activity in the West Coast region, which reached revenues of just over $3.73bn in 2018, up from $2.17bn in 2008 with an average annual growth rate of 6% p.a for the decade.

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    Robust pipeline of new projects bodes well for future helium supply

    2019-11-01T06:00:00Z

    While the worst of Helium Shortage 3.0 may be behind us, the gas industry and many helium users continue to struggle with helium supply allocations and high prices.