Monthly Archives: December 2012

Praxair Announces Bulk Helium Price Increases for International Customers Effective January 1, 2013

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE: PX) is notifying bulk liquid helium customers in Europe, Asia and Latin America of increases in prices up to 30% for bulk liquid helium effective January 1, 2013, or as contracts permit. Price adjustments may be higher … Continue reading

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Air Products to Hike Helium Prices

Industrial gas giant Air Products and Chemicals Inc. ( APD ) recently said that it will raise the prices for North American liquid and bulk helium gases. The move, which will be effective January 1, 2013, or as contracts permit, … Continue reading

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A Helium Shortage Leads to Fewer Balloons in the Sky

One chain of party supply stores in Texas and Oklahoma was forced to make a cut worthy of Scrooge: no more balloons donated to charity events. A gated community on Lake Erie in Ohio that had handed out balloons to … Continue reading

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MATHESON and Gazprom Sign Helium Projects Agreement

Today a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed setting out the basis for their future cooperation in the development of Gazprom’s substantial helium reserves in Eastern Siberia. Alexander Medvedev, deputy Chairman of the Management Committee of Gazprom JSC and Director … Continue reading

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Linde Makes Developments towards Reducing Helium Consumption in Industrial Processes

Faced with a sourcing shortage of helium, several segments of industry, working with Linde North America engineers, are welcoming new product developments that lead to lower helium requirements, or replacing helium altogether, without significantly sacrificing application quality. Read more

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