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Title: Compressed gas energy storage

Abstract

Methods and systems for thermal energy storage and enhanced oil recovery are described herein. In some embodiments, natural gas may be injected down a well which has been previously hydraulically fractured to store thermal energy and to stimulate the well to greater hydrocarbon production.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1860019
Patent Number(s):
11161694
Application Number:
16/515,923
Assignee:
Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Golden, CO)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B65 - CONVEYING B65G - TRANSPORT OR STORAGE DEVICES, e.g. CONVEYORS FOR LOADING OR TIPPING, SHOP CONVEYOR SYSTEMS OR PNEUMATIC TUBE CONVEYORS
E - FIXED CONSTRUCTIONS E21 - EARTH DRILLING E21B - EARTH DRILLING, e.g. DEEP DRILLING
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 07/18/2019
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Augustine, Chad, Young, David Levi, and Johnston, Jr., Henry Ellis. Compressed gas energy storage. United States: N. p., 2021. Web.
Augustine, Chad, Young, David Levi, & Johnston, Jr., Henry Ellis. Compressed gas energy storage. United States.
Augustine, Chad, Young, David Levi, and Johnston, Jr., Henry Ellis. Tue . "Compressed gas energy storage". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1860019.
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