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H-gas storage facility Fronhofen is located near Wilhelmsdorf between Pfullendorf and Ravensburg some 30 km north of Lake Constance. The storage facility was established in 1997 (first construction phase) within the Trigonodus-Dolomite reservoir of the former Fronhofen-Illmensee natural gas field.
The storage facility helps to ensure a reliable and seasonally-adjusted supply of natural gas to Stuttgart, the capital city of the German state of Baden-Würtemberg.
Storage Profile Fronhofen
|Location||Wilhelmsdorf / Baden Württemberg|
|Storage Type||Pore Storage|
|Working Gas Volume||12 Mio. m³|
|Max. Injection Rate||20.000 m³/h|
|Max. Withdrawal Rate||30.000 m³/h|
|Geological Formation||Upper Muschelkalk (Trigonodus Dolomite)|
|Number of Storage Wells||6|
|Year of Start Up||1997|
|Market Area / TSO||NCG/terranets BW|
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