Monthly Archives: September 2017

Lessons To Learn From Qatari Helium Situation, Says Kornbluth

The helium business was caught without a Plan B and has a number of lessons to learn from the Qatar embargo that impacted upon helium supply markets in summer 2017, says esteemed consultant Phil Kornbluth. While acknowledging that such a … Continue reading

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Nuclear Fusion Is Closer To Reality Than Ever

This is yet another story that has been flying under the proverbial radar for a couple of years now, but it could mean that the days of Big Oil’s dominance over our economic system and our world are coming to … Continue reading

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Japan Weighs Exports Of Safer, Next-gen Nuclear Reactors

Order from Poland, worth as much as $9bn, may be there for the taking Japan’s government is mulling plans to export next-generation nuclear reactors that promise a greater degree of safety, with Poland lined up as the probable first destination. … Continue reading

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Helium’s Potential Brings Excitement

Well, it’s not a gusher, but officials with the City of Medicine Hat’s petroleum division certainly think it could be, and soon. A plan to drill, extract and possibly refine helium in the region was spelled out at Thursday’s city … Continue reading

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Time Will Tell With Helium Play

A global chemistry sector analyst says time will tell whether helium exploration will lift the City of Medicine Hat’s financial outlook, or whether the industry will take root in Western Canada. This week the city’s energy division announced advanced plans … Continue reading

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