Talk:National Helium Reserve

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"start liquidating the reserve" - That is classic! Must be -452.07 °F! —Preceding unsigned comment added by EncycBrown (talkcontribs) 18:50, 29 March 2008 (UTC)

... nice joke juggling with the word liquification. Besides, I recommend, if not °Celsius, to use Kelvin, as Helium-4 boils at 4.2 K, and Helium-3 at 3.2 K. So easy! --Helium4 (talk) 07:17, 27 October 2011 (UTC)

Volume of the reserve[edit]

The lead sentence states that the volume of the Reserve is over 1 \times 10^9 cu ft. The final paragraph states that over 1\times10^9 \it {m}^3 were extracted by 1995. Given the second value, shouldn't the first line be "over 1\times10^9 m^3"? --Nucleusboy (talk) 21:52, 28 December 2008 (UTC)

The Impact of Selling ... http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=9860&page=43 (2000) says on p43 that the storage amount in Bush Dome reservoir is 1 billion scm = 1\times10^9 \it {m}^3 as of 31.12.1996. (And 11% of that been privately owned.) This amount is taken into account of 6 billion scm classified measured reserves, which are part of the estimated resources of 16 billion scm (both again in the USA and per the same date 31.12.1996). --Helium4 (talk) 08:47, 27 October 2011 (UTC)

Current as of 1996[edit]

This article is current as of 1996, newest thing thats happened was the 1996 act was passed? what happened since? did they liquidate the reserve? any newer legislation or delays? Patcat88 (talk) 16:19, 4 May 2010 (UTC)

[1] Nil Einne (talk) 14:45, 23 August 2010 (UTC)

Lemma starting with "Helium ..."[edit]

I recommend to establish the lemma "Helium - National Reserve" plus redirect up to here. That it can be found more easily. --Helium4 (talk) 09:09, 27 October 2011 (UTC)

reserve lifetime[edit]

I've heard the reserve is running out and that maycause market disruption.--108.28.128.83 (talk) 16:32, 30 November 2012 (UTC)

Reserve Location[edit]

I wanted to find the location of the Reserve. However, the Coordinates Link led to a Bad Request page. Decided to tidy this up. Doing a bit of preliminary research I found that it is at the junction of Route 66 and Helium Rd. How can I ever forget that address.

Aha, problem explained. It would appear that http://tools.wmflabs.org/ is a bit poorly today. Hope it gets sorted soon. But, I am guaranteed never to forget that address.

86.167.61.169 (talk) 13:11, 16 February 2014 (UTC)