Saskatchewan’s Helium Market has plenty of potential: Sask. Research Council report

May 9, 2023 | 2:37pm

There is potential for a prosperous helium market in Saskatchewan. According to a report by the Saskatchewan Research Council, called Helium Liquefaction in Saskatchewan, all scenarios for the construction and operation of a liquefier in the province shows a positive return on investment over the life of the project. The conclusion was based on current […]

Government trying to “lift” helium industry

Mar 17, 2022 | 12:49pm

The provincial government is trying to give some “lift” to the helium industry in Saskatchewan. Working with the Saskatchewan Research Council, the government is putting up a grant of 140 thousand dollars to complete a Helium Liquefaction Study. The government believes there are high helium concentrations around the province that could be used to increase […]

2021 A great year for helium production in Saskatchewan

Jan 4, 2022 | 10:46am

The President and CEO of Royal Helium says 2021 was an exceptionally busy year, with many big milestones met and exceeded. Andrew Davidson says wells were drilled in both southeast and southwest Saskatchewan, and there was a major discovery down by Climax, which has the potential to be one of the largest helium discoveries in […]

Saskatchewan looking to be a global player in helium market

Nov 15, 2021 | 1:36pm

Helium is more than filling up balloons in Saskatchewan. The province announced it’s Helium Action Plan on Monday, with a goal of producing 10% of the global helium by 2030. Energy and Resources Minister Bronwyn Eyre noted that helium will have a significant economic benefit for Saskatchewan, creating 500 permanent jobs along with supporting thousands […]

Saskatoon company hoping for success in helium project

Jan 18, 2021 | 10:14am

A Saskatoon-based company is very excited at a program it has just started in the province’s southwest. Royal Helium has commenced its three well drill program at Climax with drilling starting earlier this month It is the first of what Royal Helium President and CEO Andrew Davidson hopes is just the beginning of what will […]

Sask. Energy Minister excited about new lithium and helium projects

Jun 8, 2020 | 8:46am

Saskatchewan’s Energy Minister says that she’s excited about the future of the province’s energy sector as it expands into lithium and helium. Minister Bronwyn Eyre says the new lithium development project coming to southern Saskatchewan, opens a whole new market for the province. “It’s full steam ahead, I think, in terms of lithium’s potential here […]

CEO of North American Helium excited to be operating in Saskatchewan

May 31, 2020 | 8:47am

The president of a resource company investing in Saskatchewan is excited about what the future holds. President and CEO of North American Helium, Marlon McDougall, says the potential for the helium market in Saskatchewan is huge. “The helium sales from Saskatchewan can be global, depending on what you do with it,” said MacDougall. “It is […]