All Helium articles – Page 5

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    American Helium announces Holbrook Basin exploration venture

    2018-06-07T11:11:00Z

    Canadian company American Helium Inc. has partnered with Holbrook Basin Energy LLC to explore for helium (He) in the Four Corners area, US.

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    Transitioning to life beyond the BLM

    2018-06-06T13:16:00Z

    The global helium business has seldom been far from the headlines in the last half-decade. The industry endured a long and severe supply shortage from 2011-2013 (Helium Shortage 2.0) and though it has been through periods of recovery and equilibrium in the years since, the business is still often on ...

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    Helium – A space odyssey

    2018-06-04T11:39:00Z

    Many of the most sophisticated applications in the field of cryogenics have been developed at the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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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 ...

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    The importance of Plan B

    2018-01-03T09:39:00Z

    The global helium business is full of fragilities and fluctuations by its very nature, as we have experienced in the last decade alone. All of which points to the need for a tangible Plan B for each and every supplier and the industry as a whole.

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    The helium heatmap: revisited

    2018-01-03T09:26:00Z

    gasworld explores where’s hot and getting hotter in the evolving global helium heatmap.

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    PSJ to build cryogenic compressor station in Russia

    2017-12-19T10:03:00Z

    The PSJ export specialists, a Czech-based construction company, are planning to build a cryogenic compressor station at the United Institute of Nuclear Research (SÚJV) in Dubna, Russia.

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    First Chinese helium equipment supplied abroad

    2017-12-06T14:44:00Z

    Beijing Sinoscience Fullcryo (also known as Fuhaicryo), a subsidiary of China Academy of Sciences, has recently signed an agreement with Korean company Vitzrotech to supply a 4.5K large-scale helium refrigerator to Korean National Nuclear Fusion Reaction Institute (NFRI).

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    Thanksgiving balloons lifted by Air Liquide and Airgas

    2017-11-22T16:10:00Z

    Airgas, an Air Liquide company, has been contracted to lift the balloons at Houston’s 68 th annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade, by supplying more than 40,000 cubic feet of helium (He) for the celebrations.

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    James Webb telescope completes testing

    2017-11-21T10:16:00Z

    The vault-like, 40ft diameter, 40 tonne door of Chamber A at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston was unsealed on 18 th November, signaling the end of cryogenic testing for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope.

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    Linde’s helium lifts Thanksgiving Parade balloons

    2017-11-20T09:32:00Z

    The iconic Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons will once again get the boost they need to soar above the streets of New York City, thanks to more than 300,000 cubic feet of helium (He) supplied by Linde LLC.