Challenges to the Worldwide Supply of Helium in the Next Decade

  title={Challenges to the Worldwide Supply of Helium in the Next Decade},
  author={D. Mark Smith and T. W. Goodwin and Joseph Anthony Allentown Schillinger},
As the world’s economy recovers from its current slowdown, there is growing concern over the ability to meet future supply needs and maintain competitive economics for helium including those that make it an essential ingredient for many electronics, medical and industrial applications.Because the world’s helium supply is finite and irreplaceable, three options exist to increase its global availability — find new sources where extraction is economically feasible, develop more effective methods… 

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