|PROBLEMS OF MODERN ECONOMICS, N 4 (64), 2017|
|ECONOMIC PROBLEMS OF REGIONS AND BRANCH COMPLEXES|
|Larionov A. V.|
Leading Engineer, Department of Power Engineering, V.P. Larionov Institute of Physical and Technological Problems of the North, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, M.K. Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University
Nogovitsyn R. R.
Head of the Chair of Economics and Territorial Development Management, M. K. Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University, PhD (Economics), Professor
Popova K. S.
MA student, Chair of Enrichment and Processing of Minerals and technogenic raw materials, Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys State Technological University (MISiS)
|The article discusses the major directions in the development of the international helium industry. The launch of The Eastern Gas Program requires formation of the unified centralized repository of helium not required on the market, as well as a balanced system along the chain of “extraction of helium concentrate — preservation — purification — transportation — sale.” The article focuses on the solution of the question “On helium” at the level of legislature, discusses the experience of helium industry in the USA from the point of its applicability in the Russian context. The authors stress that transportation and preservation of helium requires a direct participation of the state, as well as a strict control over the functioning of helium-related infrastructure|
|Key words: helium, The Eastern Gas Program, underground repositories, gas export, membrane technology, gas processing, «Power of Siberia», Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), helium industry - USA experience.|
| Pages: 151 - 154|