Helium

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    Helium: Qatar 4 plant considered

    2018-05-21T07:41:00Z

    The keenly anticipated Qatar 3 helium plant is still subject to well-documented delays, yet gas world understands the prospect of a further Qatar 4 plant is understood to be in consideration, says Luke Manickam and Rob Cockerill.

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    Pipeline leak delays Qatar III helium project

    2018-03-27T20:55:00Z

    Local reports in Korea suggest a multi-billion dollar dispute is in-progress between Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Barzan Gas Company, the latter essentially being the source of feedgas for the keenly anticipated Qatar 3 helium plant.

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    TNSC acquires right to sell East Siberian helium

    2018-03-26T16:16:00Z

    According to The Gas Review, on 22 nd February, Taiyo Nippon Sanso (TNSC) concluded an agreement through its US affiliate Matheson Tri-Gas with Gazprom to import and distribute helium (He) of Russian origin as the first Japanese company.

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    Gazprom Export and Linde sign agreement

    2018-03-13T09:51:00Z

    The Linde Group and Gazprom Export LLC, a 100% subsidiary of OAO Gazprom, have signed a Sale and Purchase Agreement for the offtake of helium (He) from Gazprom’s new Amur He plant currently under construction in the far east of Russia, as part of the development of Gazprom’s ‘Power of ...

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    Veotec designs bespoke HVAC solution

    2018-02-19T12:09:00Z

    Veotec, design and fabrication specialist, has overcome a series of environmental and operational difficulties to successfully design a HVAC solution for an Ingersoll Rand compressor to be used at a new helium production plant in Qatar.

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    Helium: Here we go again, potentially

    2018-02-08T09:31:00Z

    For the second time in less than 12 months, we are potentially staring at the prospect of another global helium shortage.

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    Helium supply tightening again

    2018-02-07T20:15:00Z

    Exclusive: Midway through the second month of 2018, and helium markets are again experiencing tight supply conditions, according to Phil Kornbluth, President of Kornbluth Helium Consulting.

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    Iwatani sets up new helium centres

    2018-02-02T12:02:00Z

    According to The Gas Review, Iwatani will construct new helium (He) centres in Ibaraki Prefecture and Xian, China.

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    In focus...Helium technologies

    2018-01-03T10:06:00Z

    From its usage in welding and cutting, fibre optics, electronics, aerospace and leak-testing applications, to its publicly recognisable role in balloon inflation, helium is a global commodity delivered through a complex supply chain. 

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    Helium: Resource challenges require new means of recovery

    2018-01-03T09:56:00Z

    Helium is an essential resource for industrial use. The gas has become invaluable for leak detection as well as cooling in metal working and in medical equipment. To combat what seem like ever-looming shortages, new methods of helium recovery are becoming more important than ever – and specialised compressors can ...