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    Helium: Covid-19 cuts shortage as demand drops

    2020-03-30T10:15:00Z

    Global helium markets have been impacted by Covid-19 in several ways, writes Phil Kornbluth as the first instalment of insights and thought leadership from gasworld’s Editorial Advisory Board.

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    Exciting, intriguing times in helium

    2020-03-09T15:36:00Z

    With the launch of gasworld’s Helium Super Summit this October, the scene is set in more ways than one, writes Rob Cockerill. Not only is the scene set in terms of the new normal helium business for post-2021, we now have the stage confirmed for insight, discussion and debate around ...

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    Guanggang Gases & Energy to become a major helium player

    2020-03-09T15:22:00Z

    Guanggang Gases Energy (GGGE) has in the last few days announced that it has been successful in acquiring the helium business in China divested by Linde.

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    Big Star Energy acquires helium acreage

    2020-02-25T15:18:00Z

    Independent oil and gas exploration and production company Big Star Energy has acquired an additional 17,612 gross acres in Colorado.

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    Coronavirus likely to impact helium

    2020-02-06T15:09:00Z

    The announcement that China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) has declared force majeure due to the impact of coronavirus on its demand for LNG, provides a reminder that helium markets are also likely to feel at least a temporary impact from the coronavirus pandemic.

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    NASCO refinances its helium assets debt

    2020-02-04T16:20:00Z

    NASCO Energie Rohstoff AG has completed an $83m securitization transaction to refinance the debt secured by its helium assets at DBK Field in Arizona, US.

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    First purified helium sales from Utah plant

    2020-02-03T11:31:00Z

    Paradox Resources has announced the first purified helium sales at the Lisbon Valley Gas Plant in Utah, US.

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    Tumbleweed Midstream acquires helium plant

    2020-01-08T16:29:00Z

    Tumbleweed Midstream has acquired the Ladder Creek Helium Plant and Gathering System from DCP Midstream. The plant is located west of Cheyenne Wells, Colorado.

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    Helium

    2020-01-06T06:00:00Z

    Change: an act or process through which something becomes different; change may be used for such a difference in a thing that it becomes something else; change may also be used for substituting one thing for another.

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    Privatising the US Federal Helium Programme

    2020-01-06T06:00:00Z

    This article complements previous articles and describes the 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 Programme real property, and all US ...

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    Helium in South Africa

    2020-01-06T06:00:00Z

    Emerging helium and LNG producer Renergen broke ground at its flagship gas project in South Africa at the end of November (2019).

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    10 minutes with… Swapnil Vichare

    2020-01-06T06:00:00Z

    Take 10 minutes out with Swapnil Vichare, Group General Manager – Operations at Global Gases Group, as he discusses Global Gases’ portfolio of gases, what he expects to see from the helium business in 2020 and what Global Gases is doing to overcome challenges in the helium supply chain.

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    Helium Shortage 3.0

    2020-01-06T06:00:00Z

    As we close out 2019 and look toward 2020, Helium Shortage 3.0 continues to be the primary focal point for gas companies who trade helium or end-users who rely on helium in their businesses.

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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.