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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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    Harris releases guide to maximising helium gas allocation

    2019-12-09T12:33:00Z

    The Harris Products Group has released a free guide to maximising helium allocation to help research laboratories lower helium costs during the current global shortage.

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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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    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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    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.

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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.