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Big Star Energy Acquires “Significant” Helium Acreage In Colorado

Australian oil and gas exploration company Big Star Energy has leased a further 59,510 gross (14,877 net) acres across its prospect and lead portfolio in Colorado, US. The news comes just two days after the company said it had acquired … Continue reading

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Big Star Continues To Increase Helium Footprint

Special Report: Big Star has picked up more helium leases, one of which includes an elevated helium sample taken during its earlier regional gas survey. Big Star Energy has leased a further 1640 net acres of helium prospective land in … Continue reading

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Helium in the Williston Basin?

The Williston Basin is known for its oil and gas reserves. But helium? “We know that there’s helium there in the Basin,” said state geologist Ed Murphy. “That’s from what little records we have on that.” Murphy said the Canadians … Continue reading

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Renergen’s Virginia Project Could Position South Africa As Prominent Player In Helium Market

Emerging natural gas producer Renergen’s Virginia gas project, in the Free State, has the potential to position South Africa as a prominent player in the helium market. As a result, South Africa could become the eighth country in the world … Continue reading

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Earth Notes: Arizona’s Helium Boom

Helium exploration equipment Helium is the second most abundant element in the universe. But here on Earth it’s in much shorter supply. As demand has increased, companies have aggressively ramped up helium exploration in the U.S.—including northern Arizona. Beyond making … Continue reading

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