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Party Time Deflated By Helium Shortage

Festive party balloons may soon be harder to come by. A nationwide helium shortage is making tanks of the lighter-than-air gas used to fill balloons more expensive. It’s changing the way one Texoma retailer does business. “We would usually be … Continue reading

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Helium Shortage May Burst Your Holiday Decorating Bubble

If you’ve visited a party supply store recently you may have seen a sign saying “out of helium.” There’s a helium shortage across the country, including South Florida. Just weeks before the New Year’s celebrations, there is absolutely no helium … Continue reading

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Helium Is A Finite Resource. And There’s A Shortage.

There isn’t much helium on planet Earth, however: just a few parts-per-million. The problem is that the helium nucleus is so light that our Earth’s gravity cannot hold it. Once helium enters our atmosphere, it escapes into the vacuum of … Continue reading

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Linde Supplies Helium For 2018 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®

Spiderman helium balloon at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® Linde will supply 300,000 cubic feet of helium to lift the balloons at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® in New York on 22nd November. It is the 24th year in a row the … Continue reading

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Air Products, Sonatrach To Recover Helium From LNG plants

Industrial gasses company Air Products and Algeria’s Sonatrach have signed two gas production and delivery agreements to recover helium from Sonatrach’s LNG facilities. Through the deal, Sonatrach will recover helium from two existing liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities (GL1Z and … Continue reading

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