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Air Products signs MOU with Gazprom for Russian helium project  

By Gerald Ondrey |

Air Products (Lehigh Valley, Pa.; www.airproducts.com) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Russia-based Gazprom Export LLC (www.gazpromexport.com) that confirms Air Products’ long-term plans to purchase helium from Gazprom. Gazprom intends to start development of its major natural gas resources in Eastern Siberia and plans to implement large-scale helium production from the helium-rich gas feedstock in the Blagoveshchensk region beginning in 2018. Beyond the purchase of helium, the MOU also indicates Air Products’ interest in working with Gazprom on logistical, technical, and production facets of the overall project. “Our focus on reliable helium supply to our customers is priority one for Air Products and working with Gazprom would further diversify our helium source portfolio. This MOU is the latest in a series of actions we have taken to better position ourselves in meeting increasing customer helium demand. We will continue to look for other helium source opportunities where we can participate as a buyer, an investor, and operator,” says John Van Sloun, general manager – Worldwide Helium at Air Products. “Through careful planning of the extraction, transport and…
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