Renergen starts production of liquid helium at Virginia Gas Project


South Africa-based natural gas and helium producer Renergen has become the world’s newest producer of liquid helium following the start up of production at its Virginia Gas Project.

Announced today (23rd Jan), the launch follows Renergen’s first foray into the production of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in September, 2022.

As part of the project’s first phase, the company is ramping up capacity to meet a production target of 2,700 gigajoules per day of LNG and 350kg per day of helium.

The LNG will be used as a low carbon alternative to diesel, while the helium will be exported to customers.

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