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Air Products signs long-term supply contract with National Helium  

By Gerald Ondrey |

Air Products (www.airproducts.com) has signed a long-term helium supply contract with National Helium LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of DCP Midstream. The feedstock from National Helium provides the base-load helium volume for Air Products’ liquid helium plant located near Liberal, Kansas, one of the largest helium purification and liquefaction plants in the world. The Liberal facility, which is also connected to the United States Bureau of Land Management pipeline system, is also the home of a major Air Products helium distribution terminal. “We have had a long and productive relationship with National Helium and are pleased to extend it for another very lengthy period of time,” said John Van Sloun, general manager – Worldwide Helium at Air Products. “This is a key supply contract for Air Products as we strive to ensure our ability to reliably serve our customer base. At the same time, Air Products continues to look for other helium source opportunities where we can participate both as an investor and an operator.” Air Products is also supplied with helium feedstock from DCP Midstream at its Hansford County, Texas liquid helium plant. Air Products has pioneered many of the helium extraction, production,…
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