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Reminders of the helium supply chain complexities

2021-04-15T11:17:00+01:00By , Global Managing Editor

Rob Cockerill reflects on an interesting quarter for helium in his latest column for gasworld.


Optimising industrial gases


The packaged gas industry is faced with market volatility, changing supply and demand, and in many cases, skyrocketing costs. Gas booster technology can help to optimise output and revenues, explains an exclusive insight from Haskel.


Qatar Petroleum to become 100% owner of Qatargas


Qatar Petroleum will not be renewing the Qatargas Liquefied Natural Gas Company Limited (QG1) joint venture and will become the sole owner of Qatargas from 2022.

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Renergen reports ‘exceptional’ helium concentrations at Virginia Gas Project


Domestic natural gas and helium producer Renergen is “ecstatic” about the high concentrations of helium discovered at its Virginia Gas Project in South Africa’s Free State.

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Helium One appoints drilling contractor in Tanzania


Helium One this week (22nd March) announced the appointment of Mitchell Drilling Limited as drilling contractor for it maiden three well exploration programme on its Rukwa Project in Tanzania – a move that could see drilling commence this May.


Waiting for Amur – what’s next for helium markets?

2021-03-08T17:15:00+00:00By Phil Kornbluth

Since Covid-19 took a chunk out of helium demand and brought Helium Shortage 3.0 to a rather abrupt end in February 2020, there has been a relative lack of headline events impacting helium markets. The market has seen sufficient supply, the end of steep price increases and no large new ...


Tumbleweed Midstream signs new helium sales deal


Tumbleweed Midstream, LLC has struck a new $500m, ten-year helium sales agreement with a global Tier One helium supplier.