Supply outweighs demand. The surplus. The words SUPPLY and DEMAND (made from red cubes with letters) are weighed in the balance. The word SUPPLY outweighs the word DEMAND. Isolated. 3D Illustration_RGB

Robust pipeline of new projects bodes well for future helium supply

2019-11-01T06:00:00+00:00By Phil Kornbluth

While the worst of Helium Shortage 3.0 may be behind us, the gas industry and many helium users continue to struggle with helium supply allocations and high prices.


Privatizing the US Federal Helium Program

2019-11-01T06:00:00+00:00By Samuel Burton

This article complements previous articles and describes Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) declining role in providing helium to worldwide markets. It provides further transparency to the helium industry and the public at large on the plans to offer for sale the Federal Helium Program real property, and all US interests ...


Exploration, expansion and expectations


Exploration, expansion and expectations: who are the players hoping to ease the helium shortage?

Nationwide helium shortage affects getting party balloons. High helium cost impacts business, researchers and medicine. 'Out of helium' sign in Safeway - Palo Alto, California, USA - April 16, 2019_RGB

Helium shortage Q&A


How do you see the current global helium shortage progressing – will there be any improvement in 2020 and why?


Helium lifts the SuperTower

2019-11-01T06:00:00+00:00By Agnes H. Baker

We all recognize the value of high-speed internet access to economic opportunity, job creation, education, and civic engagement. According to the UN, close to half of the world’s population still lacks a reliable connection to the internet.


MRI in good health, despite helium shortage


Cryofab is busy serving the needs of MRI market, and beyond.


Valves to prevent a leak

2019-11-01T06:00:00+00:00By Joshua Ralzman

Gaseous helium is one of the most elusive and hard to contain gases on the planet. As the second lightest gas next to hydrogen, it has many industrial uses and is of critical importance as a process gas. Gaseous helium requires robust and tight-sealing valves and fittings in order to ...