Big Star Energy provides helium update


Big Star Energy Ltd. has entered into additional leases at its Enterprise helium prospect in the US, taking the total area under lease at Enterprise to 5,120 gross acres.

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Research applications of cryogenics

2019-09-13T15:24:00+01:00By , published in gasworld magazine

Whether used to cool superconducting magnets at CERN, as a fundamental enabler in space exploration at NASA or its role in harnessing fusion power, cryogenics is a critical enabling technology in research applications. Simply put, cryogenics is the production, management and utilisation of temperatures below those naturally found on Earth.


Royal Helium identifies drill targets


Royal Helium Ltd. has completed the first phase of exploration at its Climax property in southwest Saskatchewan, Canada, and identified drill targets for primary helium production.

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Lease secured for Big Star helium exploration project


Big Star Energy Ltd. has acquired its first oil and gas lease in an area prospective for helium in the US.

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Renergen signs $40m loan agreement


Alternative and renewable energy business Renergen has today signed a $40m loan agreement with the US Government’s development finance institution.

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Exclusive: Renergen discusses Virginia Gas Project


Alternative and renewable energy business Renergen has appointed EPCM Bonisana as the engineering, procurement and contraction (EPC) contractor for its Virginia Gas Project.


Researchers use helium to conduct solar wind study


A study conducted by the University of Wisconsin has used helium to help mimick solar winds in the lab. Affecting nearly everything in the solar system, the sun’s solar winds can disrupt the function of the Earth’s satellites.

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Helium Shortage 3.0

2019-08-01T06:00:00+01:00By Phil Kornbluth

As gasworld has not reported on the status of Helium Shortage 3.0 since its March 2019 edition, it seems timely to provide an update on the current state of global helium supply and the outlook going forward.

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Linde starts up new plant


Linde today said it has started up a new air separation plant in China.

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Royal Helium steps up exploration


Royal Helium Ltd. is set to step up its helium exploration programme in Saskatchewan, Canada, and is in talks with “several” major companies to be a processing partner.


BLM making progress toward privatisation of helium assets

2019-07-22T08:18:00+01:00By Phil Kornbluth

The US General Services Administration’s (GSA) William Morgan has provided an update on the status of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) efforts to dispose of its helium assets.


Air Products played vital role in Moon landing


One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind and another major step in the history of Air Products UK.


SpaceX investigates faulty valve


SpaceX is investigating the possibility that a leaky valve caused its Crew Dragon spacecraft capsule to explode on a test stand at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, US, in April.

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