Global Helium Summit 2016

Industrial Gas Conference

New Jersey, 12-13 September 2016

Helium Summit 2.0 – Titled ‘Markets Returning to Equilibrium’ the summit aims to understand change in the supply and demand dynamics of the helium business, both in the US and globally. Crucially, it also seeks to address future market expectations and questions over application developments.


Phil Kornbluth President Kornbluth Helium Consulting
Robert Jolley Field Manager Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
Joe Horn President Linde Global Helium
Dr. Vince White Senior Research Associate Air Products
Nick Haines Head Global Helium Source Development Linde Global Helium
Thomas Abraham-James CEO Helium One
Brian Bauer Chief Commercial Officer Hybrid Enterprises
Jim Hermetet Vice President Sales & Marketing American Gas Products
Brian Witt Director of Business Development IACX Energy
Andrew Wade Strategic Procurement of Helium Siemens Healthcare
John Campbell President Intelligas Consulting
Maura Garvey Director of Market Research Intelligas Consulting
Richard Adams Business Development Manager DataOnline
John Raquet CEO gasworld



Registration Opens & Pre-Summit Welcome Reception

  • Time: 6:00pm

Markets Returning to Equilibrium

Registration & Exhibition Time

  • Time: 7:30am

John Raquet


Welcome & Introduction

  • Time: 8:45am

Session #1 - Helium Market Conditions

Robert Jolley

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

Current and Future BLM Pipeline and Storage System

  • Time: 9:00am

Helium Supply and Demand Market Conditions

  • Time: 9:30am

Nick Haines

Linde Global Helium

Helium Stewardship Act of 2013: A Look Back

  • Time: 10:10am


  • Time: 10:40am

Coffee Break

  • Time: 10:50am

Session #2 - Helium Production & Projects

Phil Kornbluth

Kornbluth Helium Consulting

Future Sources of Helium

  • Time: 11:20am

Thomas Abraham-James

Helium One

Helium Potential in Tanzania

  • Time: 11:50am

Dr. Vince White

Air Products

Helium Extraction from Carbon Dioxide

  • Time: 12:20

Brian Witt

IACX Energy

Helium Production from Non-Hydrocarbon Sources

  • Time: 12:50


  • Time: 1:20pm

Lunch & Exhibition Time

  • Time: 1:30pm
Sponsor: DataOnline

Session #3 - Technology Shifts & Application Drivers

Andrew Wade

Siemens Healthcare

The MRI Story - Past, Present and Future

  • Time: 2:30pm

Jim Hermetet

American Gas Products

Balloon Gas Distribution in the US

  • Time: 3:00pm

Brian Bauer

Hybrid Enterprises

Airships for Heavy Lifting and Tourism

  • Time: 3:30pm

Richard Adams


Tracking and Monitoring Technologies for Helium Assets

  • Time: 4:00pm


  • Time: 4:30pm

Phil Kornbluth

Kornbluth Helium Consulting

Concluding Thoughts

  • Time: 4:45pm

Exhibition Time and Afterglow Reception

  • Time: 5:00pm

Summit Close

  • Time: 6:00pm


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Doubletree by Hilton Somerset Hotel

200 Atrium Drive, Somerset, New Jersey, 08873-4197, USA

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