Helium removed from US critical minerals list

2021-11-25T10:17:00+00:00By Phil Kornbluth

Helium has not been included in the US Geological Survey’s (USGS) 2021 Draft List of Critical Minerals, published in the Federal Register on 9th November.

NAH drilling of an exploration well

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