Liquefied natural gas and helium company Renergen said on Thursday that Covid-19 may boost demand for helium in the medium term, as hospitals stock up on medical equipment that uses the gas.

Renergen is developing the Virginia gas field in the Free State, the only onshore petroleum production right in SA. The natural gas resource contains one of the richest helium concentrations recorded globally...

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