Compressed Gas Energy Storage

Chad Augustine (Inventor), David Young (Inventor), Henry Johnston Jr. (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


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.
Original languageAmerican English
Patent number11,161,694 B2
Filing date2/11/21
StatePublished - 2021

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PT-5700-81396


  • enhanced oil recovery
  • hydrocarbon production
  • natural gas
  • thermal energy storage


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