Monthly Archives: June 2017

Qatar Blockade Impacting Global Helium Supply After Saudi-led Countries Cut Ties

Developments related to the Saudi Arabian-led blockade of Qatar as announced on 5th June have already begun to impact the global helium supply, says Phil Kornbluth, President of Kornbluth Helium Consulting, and editorial advisor to gasworld magazine (US Edition). Saudi … Continue reading

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Qatar Stopped The Production Of Helium

Qatar shut down helium plants amid a rupture of diplomatic relations with a number of states. Qatar is the second country in the world for the production of helium. Two helium enterprises in the state are managed by RasGas, a … Continue reading

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Qatar Dispute Threatens Japan’s Helium Supply

Iwatani may need more US imports; gas used in producing semiconductors. Helium shipments from Qatar have stalled following the severing of diplomatic ties between the resource-rich emirate and several of its neighbors, raising concerns about the supply of the gas … Continue reading

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Qatar Closes Helium Plants Amid Rift With Arab Powers

Qatar, the world’s second largest helium producer, has closed its two helium production plants because of the economic boycott imposed by other Arab states, industry sources told Reuters on Tuesday. The helium plants operated by RasGas, a subsidiary of state-owned … Continue reading

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Qatar Blockade Threatens To Disrupt Helium Supply As Saudi Arabia And UAE Cut Ties

Today‚Äôs announcement of a decision by Saudi Arabia and the UAE to shut land borders with Qatar threatens to seriously disrupt helium shipments from Qatar and throw world helium markets into disarray, says Phil Kornbluth, President of Kornbluth Helium Consulting, … Continue reading

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