Helium

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    A huge helium discovery has been made

    2017-10-11T10:46:00Z

    A new approach to gas exploration has exposed a huge helium gas field, which could address the increasingly critical shortage of this vital yet rare element.

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    Helium discovery could drive double play

    2017-10-05T20:06:00Z

    Helium-rich samples have been discovered in UK coal seams, prompting speculation not only of a potential new source of the noble gas, but also that its presence might further enable the safe production of shale gas.

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    Helium: Anagram technology tackling balloon over-inflation

    2017-10-03T10:39:00Z

    With the fragile helium supply chain never far from the headlines, Anagram International has been striving to tackle the over-inflation of balloons with the development of its helium regulator test gauge.

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    Helium added to the EU Critical Raw Materials List

    2017-09-29T11:25:00Z

    To help ensure the “secure, sustainable and affordable supply” of Helium (He) for the European Union (EU) manufacturing industry, the EU has added it to its Critical Raw Material List.

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    Kornbluth: Helium lessons to learn

    2017-09-20T06:28:00Z

    The helium business was caught without a Plan B and has a number of lessons to learn from the Qatar embargo that impacted upon helium supply markets in summer 2017, says esteemed consultant Phil Kornbluth.

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    Helium: Qatar blockade and impact on the US distributor

    2017-09-01T00:00:00Z

    Saudi Arabia and its allies (UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Yemen, and the Maldives) imposed a land and sea blockade on Qatar that began June 5 and was then complicated by the June 23 list of 13 demands to Qatar as the price for lifting the trade and diplomatic embargo of the ...

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    50 helium balloons to stream eclipse

    2017-08-21T10:14:00Z

    More than 50 helium filled balloons fitted with video cameras will be launched into the sky to capture the solar eclipse as it crosses America on the 21 st August.

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    Qatari helium: Back on-stream, but still in a storm

    2017-08-02T00:01:00Z

    By now, everyone who has at least a passing interest in the helium business is aware that the Saudi Arabian-led embargo of Qatar resulted in the temporary cut-off of the supply of Qatari helium to world markets.

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    BLM completes FY 2018 crude helium auction

    2017-07-20T07:42:00Z

    The US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) held its FY 2018 Crude Helium Auction in Amarillo, Texas yesterday, the fourth crude helium auction conducted by the BLM since passage of the Helium Stewardship Act of 2013 and the penultimate auction as this resource nears its estimated depletion.

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    No limits – An interview with Gasco

    2017-07-13T14:50:00Z

    “Now…there really is no limit to what we can achieve,” says Gasco  President Brad Hanway , following the company’s acquisition by Tech Air earlier this year.