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Why is there a helium shortage?


97% of the world’s helium is produced as a waste product, collected while processing natural gas or liquefied natural gas. Longstanding sources in the United States, Qatar and elsewhere are running low due to a lack of large gas projects. Helium is also difficult to store.

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