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New Ammonia storage project awarded

Morocco, 21th December 2022– Proton Ventures and its consortium partners Société Chérifienne de Matériel Industriel et Ferroviaire (SCIF) and Engineering &Group IPS are awarded a turnkey contract by Office Chérifien des Phosphates (OCP Group) to design and build two refrigerated ammonia storage tanks in the Industrial Complex Jorf Lasfar in Morocco. The project, which kicked […]

Proton Ventures designs a state-of-the-art ammonia export terminal in United Arab Emirates

Design state-of-the-art ammonia terminal in UAE

Proton Ventures is awarded a FEED+ engineering package (Basic Engineering plus partial Detailed Engineering) for a new ammonia export terminal by the biggest Oil, Gas & Chemicals company in UAE. The project, which kicked off in January 2022, will be finalized in the third quarter of 2022 and boasts the biggest ammonia tanks ever built […]

Proton Ventures signs collaboration agreement within Partners for International Business program

Haven van Valparaiso in Chili

A cluster of Dutch companies will capitalize on the enormous opportunities in Chile regarding port, logistics and energy. On July 21, 2022 Proton Ventures signed a collaboration agreement, together with 7 other companies, with Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (RVO) within the Partners for International Business (PIB) program. Business Opportunities in the Chilean Port Sector Chile […]

Proton gains Smart Energy Systems Subsidy from the Rotterdam government for the development of Ammonia Cracker

Proton Ventures gains Smart Energy Systems Subsidy (SES) from the Rotterdam government for the development of the Ammonia Cracker.

Proton Ventures, as one of the seven initiatives in Rotterdam, officially receives the financial contribution from the Smart Energy Systems Subsidy (SES) program. Large-scale ammonia cracker ‘We received this subsidy because we contribute to a project in Rotterdam that makes energy  cleaner, smarter, and more efficient. Our innovation department is working on the technical and […]

UM6P and Proton Ventures sign an agreement for the construction of the Green Ammonia Pilot in Jorf Lasfar

Signing ceremony UM6P and Proton Ventures

Benguerir, Morocco, 19th July 2022 – The Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) and the Dutch company Proton Ventures BV signed, in the presence of the Institute Research Energy Solar et Energy Nouvelles (IRESEN) and ​​Mr. Fred Duijn, charge d’affaires of the Dutch Embassy, an agreement for the construction of the Green Ammonia Pilot at the […]

Hans Vrijenhoef elected EVP / President Elect of Ammonia Energy Association

Tuesday June 21 Hans Vrijenhoef, chairman of the Management Board of Proton Ventures, is chosen as Executive Vice President / President Elect of the Ammonia Energy Association. About Hans Vrijenhoef Hans Vrijenhoef studied chemical engineering at the Technical University Delft and graduated in 1982. After various jobs in Exxon Mobil and Kemira’s large scale ammonia […]

Morocco, Netherlands to partner on boost to green hydrogen production

Morocco and the Netherlands are boosting green hydrogen production cooperation, announced by delegations from both countries following a bilateral meeting on the side-lines of the World Hydrogen Summit & Exhibition 2022 in Rotterdam. Partnership projects between Moroccan and Dutch operators in green hydrogen will soon see the light following the exchange on prospects of this […]