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“Helium Shortage 4.0”(10)

Free-For-All In Helium Market Could Send Prices Sky-High(1) And There Is One Company You Need To Look At Right Now…

7 Explosive Reasons To Consider Global Helium Corp. Right Now.

Global Helium Corp. (OTC: HECOF) is Canada’s second largest land holder of helium rights with 1.5 million acres. (5)
Demand is accelerating from high-growth sectors, especially medical, semiconductors and fiber-optics.(2)
There are few substitutes and for some technologies there are no alternatives to helium.(2)
Uniquely positioned with long-term relationships across the entire value chain.(2)
The Global Helium team brings over two decades of helium-specific experience.(2)
Helium is a critical element in the New Green Revolution.(2)
Global Helium Corp. (OTC: HECOF) recently made a +256.67% move when it went from a daily low of around $.60 on 9/05/2021 all the way up to a daily high of $2.14 on 11/07/2021 before pulling back to its current level.(8)
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2022 was supposed to finally be calm for the world’s helium users.(10)

The US government has owned up to 1bn cubic meters of helium gas in a Federal Helium Reserve – managed by the Bureau of Land Management – since 1925.(11)

It is now disposing of its remaining helium and assets by transfer to other federal bodies and public sales.(11)

The end of public sales in September 2022, alongside major incidents at a helium factory in Russia – a key supplier – and tensions with Ukraine, mean prices are expected to skyrocket.(11)

This has led to what some analysts are calling “Helium Shortage 4.0”.(10)
Key businesses in the United States that rely on helium – including semiconductor manufacturers and operators of MRI machines – are beginning to feel the impact of the shortage.(12)

A Safe and Reliable Supply of Helium is Necessary to Support Critical Domestic Manufacturing.(12)

The Federal Helium Reserve in Amarillo, Texas, has been a critical asset for the U.S. economy for many decades.(12)

The FHR has historically provided a safe and reliable supply of helium to power incredible growth in U.S. industries. (12)

However, recent events at the FHR have put into question the safety and reliability of helium supply. (12)

Without federal intervention or oversight, the supply of U.S. helium may be put at risk.(12)
The federally operated Cliffside Helium Plant in Texas, which helps maintain the US helium supply, has been closed since January. Credit: Bureau of Land Management. (13)

The Opportunity
A dramatic and potentially lucrative scenario may now be unfolding in the markets for one of the most overlooked natural resources on the planet.(3)

Helium is used to drive innovation for many of the world’s biggest tech companies…and it is needed to help manufacture everything from medical equipment to computer chips.(3)

Yet despite its critical importance and growing demand a potentially crippling lack of supply has put us on the brink of a critical shortage.(3)

This supply-demand imbalance has triggered a fast-moving growth opportunity for any exploration and development company that can show potential for significant new helium discovery.(3)

The gas that is critical for everything from supercomputing and space travel to MRIs and medical and scientific research was facing a supply shortage even before Russia launched a war on Ukraine.(1)

What is helium?
Helium is the second most abundant element in the universe after hydrogen. But it is very rare on earth. It is a colorless and odorless inert gas that has unique properties.(4)

What makes helium so unique?
Of all the elements, helium is the most stable; it will not burn or react with other elements. Helium has the lowest melting and boiling points.

It exists as a gas, except under extreme conditions.

At temperatures near absolute zero, helium is a fluid; most materials are solid when cooled to such low temperatures.(4)

Where does helium come from?
Helium is a non-renewable natural resource that is most commonly recovered from natural gas deposits.(4)

What is helium used for?
Helium is a critical component in many fields, including scientific research, medical technology, high-tech manufacturing, space exploration, and national defense.(4)
For many of these applications, there is no substitute for helium.

Accordingly, the U.S. has important economic and national security interests in ensuring a reliable supply of helium.(4)

Helium is a non-renewable resource found in recoverable quantities in only a few locations around the world, many of which are being depleted.(4)

Helium is the only element on the planet that is a completely nonrenewable resource.(4)

Global Helium Corp.

Global Helium Corp. (OTC: HECOF) brings an industry-experienced team aiming to explore & develop this scarce and increasingly valuable resource to meet the growing demands of industry, government, medicine, and research.(2)

Shortages are a cyclic issue subject to a global shift in production dominance outside of North America. Closure of BLM US government helium stockpile and geopolitics affecting the world’s second largest liquid helium supplier.(2)
World’s most motivated helium buyers are seeking committed, secure supply – security trumps cost. (2)

The global helium market is forecasted to reach US$18.18 billion in 2025, growing at a compounded annual growth rate of 13% during the period 2021 to 2025. (6)

Growth in the global helium market was supported by various factors such as an increase in laparoscopy procedure volumes and growing demand for consumer electronics. (6)

Fluctuations in smartphone production and cost risks associated with the energy sector are likely to act as challenges for the market. (6)

The Bull Market for Helium Shows No Signs of Slowing Down (7)

With a global helium shortage looming, it’s estimated that the supply will not keep up with demand for the next 20 years. (7)

And that is happening as industry demand is projected to increase at a compound annual growth rate of 11% each year through 2037.(7)

Helium is used by companies like Amazon, Google and Netflix to help cool their data centers. And both the U.S. and Canadian governments have recently added helium to their critical minerals lists. (7)

Not to mention…approximately $12 million worth of helium is needed for a single space rocket launch.(7)

In fact, the single largest buyer of helium is NASA, consuming almost 75 million cubic feet annually to cool liquid hydrogen and oxygen for rocket fuel.

And with the highly publicized rocket launches from Elon Musk’s SpaceX and Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin…that consumption of helium for space launches is only likely to increase in the months ahead. (7)

Global Helium Corp. (OTC: HECOF) can deliver(2)

An experienced team with uniquely positioned long-term relationships across the entire value chain and a proven ability to execute in a region with proven reserves –right here in North America.(2)

Unbeatable Economics
A strategy poised to deliver world-class economic returns.

Earlier this year, Global Helium Corp. Announced via Press Release That It Had Increased Landholdings 25% to 1.5 Million Acres in Southern Saskatchewan’s "Helium Fairway" (5)

Global Helium Corp. (CSE: HECO) (OTC: HECOF) one of North America’s largest helium exploration and development companies, is pleased to announce it has acquired additional acreage in southern Saskatchewan’s “helium fairway,” advancing the Company’s 100%-owned acreage to over 1.5 million acres, making Global one of the largest helium-focused landholders in North America.

Post-acquisition, Global Helium has over $9.5 million in cash and is Canada’s second largest land holder of helium rights. Global enjoys 100% ownership of the entire 1.5 million acres and pays royalties of less than 5%, yielding greater than a 95% Net Revenue Interest.

“We continue to advance our strategic priorities, which include: (i) expanding our Saskatchewan land holdings in Canada, (ii) using geophysical and other technologies to evaluate our land base to advance our prospects to the drill stage, and (iii) identifying and capturing new opportunities in the United States.

We are very pleased with our progress in all of these areas,”

stated Wes Siemens, Global’s President, “and we look forward to making several announcements on these fronts in the coming months.”

The Company’s current holdings are in Saskatchewan’s famed “helium fairway,” home to most of Canada’s helium reserves and production, where helium has been tested and produced in concentrations of over 2% since the 1960’s. Saskatchewan’s original helium discoveries were made pre-1960 as early explorers for oil and natural gas in Saskatchewan found “inert, non-flammable or non-combustible gas,” which turned out to be primarily nitrogen and helium. Helium and nitrogen are both zero carbon, inert, non-combustible gases.

A helium discovery of 2% or more is considered exceptional in North America and compares very favorably to helium that is typically produced concurrently with hydrocarbons, as is the case in Russia and the Middle East, where helium is typically 0.05% to 0.20% of the production stream.

When produced in Saskatchewan, helium can be found in substantially higher concentrations and is typically produced without hydrocarbons, making it a highly concentrated, green, zero carbon product that is easier to process and produce.

The additional acreage increases the Company’s total landholdings across all three core areas in Saskatchewan to 621,261 ha (1,535,168 acres) and Global is still actively adding acreage.

The Company’s three Canadian core areas provide significant helium prospectivity over a variety of targets and risk profiles.

Core Area One – Swift Current:

Core Area One encompasses over 835,000 acres and is northeast of Swift Current, home to Saskatchewan’s original helium production facility.

Large geological structures have been long known to exist in the area and were proposed for helium exploration in 1960.

One such formation on Global’s land, the Lawson Structure, shows four-way closure over 17,000 acres and is a potential structural trap for helium.

This feature was drilled in 1944 by Imperial Oil and review of the available data shows the well recovered large percentages of nitrogen and “non-combustible gas” – indicating the potential for helium.

The Company recently discovered two additional structures, after analysis and interpretation of previous seismic studies (see press release dated October 6, 2021).

Core Area Two – Regina:

Core Area Two encompasses 425,000 acres and is in south-central Saskatchewan, approximately 150 km south of Regina, where there are multiple stratigraphic formations and helium targets.

Global’s land flanks that of other helium explorers who have previously announced their intentions to pursue several drilling targets adjacent to the Company’s land.

In addition, there are a number of adjacent wells that have tested helium with concentrations ranging from 1.4% to 2.45%.

Global’s most recent land acquisition now expands deep into the Williston Basin.

Core Area Three – Montana Border:

Core Area Three encompasses 275,000 acres and is on the Canadian side of the Montana and Saskatchewan border. This attractive acreage sits in the middle of two recent helium discoveries at Eastbrook and Climax, Saskatchewan.

High percentage helium tests have been recorded in Montana where significant industry activity is also underway, very close to the Canadian border – and the Company’s significant land holdings.

Wes Siemens added, “We continue to aggressively build Global into one of the largest helium-focused companies in North America. In addition to new land updates, I look forward to updating shareholders on our extensive geoscience program over the coming weeks and months.

We are excited to be undertaking such a large geophysical assessment of our three core areas. The combination of multiple technologies will give us the best resolution and information upon which to make technical and operational drilling-focused decisions.

This program is expected to produce several drill-ready prospects and we intend to act on them as quickly as possible in 2022.”


“Wes Siemens”

Overview – Canadian Helium
The disappearance of the global helium reserve in the US creates greater opportunity for helium exploration in the Canadian Prairies.

Canada offers an attractive environment for helium extraction given the availability of:
Drilling for helium is nearly identical to the process of drilling for natural gas, an industry which generated significant data that can be used for helium.

Unlike the USA, this data is reliably available within the historic oil and gas field records of the Canadian prairies.

Global’s Flagship Project
Global Helium is in an area of known high helium concentration – a southwest to northeast trend from Montana through Alberta to west central Saskatchewan.

Canadian data is plentiful and reliably available.

Historic helium drilling, production, seismic lines, well logs, and gas analyses allow Global Helium to select target-rich areas with significantly less risk.

Value Generation
Global Helium’s path to revenue generation is broken into four milestone steps:
Global Helium intends to extract helium where nitrogen (not hydrocarbon gas) makes up the bulk of the carrying gas, making it much less expensive and much more environmentally friendly to produce and process.

Recoverable helium will be identified by readily available:
Global Helium intends to utilize readily available gas processing equipment to separate and refine gaseous helium at, or near, the wellhead.

The economics may dictate that more shareholder value can be created by constructing a liquefaction facility near its properties in order to consolidate production, and refine gaseous helium into liquefied helium for cost effective shipment to buyers already identified by the Global Helium Team.


An industry experienced team aiming to explore & develop this scarce and increasingly valuable resource to meet the growing demands of industry, government, medicine, and research.

Wes Siemens, P. Eng. - President, Director

Wes Siemens was most recently the founder, President and CEO of a private-equity funded, energy exploration company, based in Western Canada.

Wes began his career in 1993 at Canadian Occidental Petroleum Ltd. and held several technical and management positions over 21 years throughout its evolution to Wascana, Nexen, and CNOOC Ltd. Mr.Siemens held International and senior management positions in the company including Operations, Corporate Planning and Business Development, Business Development Africa and Middle East, Oil Sands and Technical Excellence. He has accumulated extensive experience in M&A, including billions of dollars of transactions.

Wes received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta and completed an Executive Leadership Program at Oxford.

Duncan MacKenzie, P. Geol. - Vice-President , Geosciences

Duncan MacKenzie is a geoscientist with 20+ years’ experience with all aspects of finding and commercializing industrial gases primarily in western Canada. Duncan has also worked as a geoscientist on U.S., South American, and West African projects.

He is well versed in gas reserve evaluations and is privileged to be part of a network of skilled and experienced geoscientists focusing on environmentally friendly, non-combustible gases. He has been working on rare gas exploration since 2015.

Nathan Steinke, CPA - CFO

Nathan Steinke is a chartered professional accountant with over 18 years of experience leading the finance functions for both public and private companies in the international resource sector.

Since 2003, Mr. Steinke’s responsibilities have included all financial aspects of the companies including; debt and equity financings, corporate structure design and management, cash flow management and forecasting, legal and regulatory compliance, stakeholder engagement and reporting, dual listing execution and management, and risk management.

Brad Nichol, Executive Chairman, Interim CEO

Brad Nichol is a mechanical engineer with 25+ years’ experience in oil field operations, business consulting, and as an oil and gas executive and board member in Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States, and South America.

Mr. Nichol has worked extensively on producing oil and gas fields in Canada and Colombia and recently on (re)-establishing commercial Helium production in Canada. He has participated in identifying or acquiring more than 30 bcf of natural gas and 4.5 million barrels of oil in North America. Brad brings access to an experienced network of engineering, operational and finance professionals in Calgary, Toronto, London, New York and Switzerland. In addition to completing his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Brad also received a Masters in Business Administration, with honors, from the London Business School.

Brad is currently the President and CEO of Alpha Lithium Corp, an environmentally responsible lithium explorer and producer in Argentina.

Key Takeaways

Helium Is In Short Supply. (13)

A vital helium reserve in the U.S. that supplies the global market will stop selling to the public in September 2022.(11)

Russia’s helium production was paused after 2 fires at state owned natural gas facilities.(10)

The war in Ukraine casts further doubt on long-term Russian helium availability. (13)

Algeria–a key supplier–was forced to shut down its helium operations because of soaring natural gas demand in Europe. (10)

Even Google, Amazon and Netflix Are Fighting Over Helium Supplies (3)

With The Helium Demand Accelerating And Global Supply Looking Grim, Could Canada’s Second Largest Land Holder Of Helium Rights (5) Be The Answer?

1.) https://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/Free-For-All-In-Helium-Market-Could-Send-Prices-Sky-High.amp.html

2.) https://globalhelium.com/investors/


4.) https://www.blm.gov/programs/energy-and-minerals/helium/about-helium


6.) https://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/5312408/global-helium-market-insights-and-forecast-with


8.) https://finance.yahoo.com/chart/HECOF



11.) https://www.cips.org/supply-management/news/2022/february/helium-supply-crunch-looms-as-us-alters-storage-strategy/

12.) https://www.cganet.com/helium-shortage-threatens-us-semiconductors-and-medical-imaging/

13.) https://physicstoday.scitation.org/do/10.1063/PT.6.2.20220404a/full/

Company Information

Global Helium is focused on the exploration, acquisition, development, and production of helium to meet the needs of increasing helium demand and shrinking helium supply in North America and around the world.