Helium One appoints Graham Jacobs to its board

Helium exploration company Helium One has appointed Graham Jacobs to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Jacobs has worked with the Helium One team since January 2022 and was appointed as Financial and Commercial Director in August 2023.

He is an experienced financial and commercial executive and holds over 30 years of experience in the natural resources sector.

James Smith, Chairman of Helium One, said, “We are delighted to welcome Jacobs to the Board of Helium One and look forward to utilising his expertise and continuing to work with him during this very exciting period of the company’s development.”

Back in August, Helium One announced that its Chairman, Ian Stalker, had stepped down after five years in the role.

Stalker has been replaced by James Smith, who has been a member of the Helium One Board since the company’s listing in December 2020.

Read more: Helium One Chairman steps down after five years

Helium One holds 2,965km2 of prospecting licences in three areas: the Rukwa, Balangida, and Eyasi projects. These projects are all believed to have surface seeps with helium concentrations up to 10.6% helium.

Following the company’s phase one exploration programme in 2021, the Rukwa project is considered to have been significantly de-risked by the drilling of the Tai-1/-1A well which identified multiple prospective intervals with helium shows.

Read more: Helium One announced multiple surface anomalies at project sites

Both the Eyasi and Balangida projects are considered as early-stage exploration projects but are currently being evaluated by the subsurface team.

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