New Ammonia storage project awarded

Morocco, 21th December 2022Proton 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 off early November will be finalized in the third quarter of 2024. This project will enable OCP Group to increase their production in order to meet the higher demand.

The scope of works includes the design, procurement, construction and start-up of an anhydrous ammonia storage, refrigeration and transfer system to the new fertilizer production units at OCP Jorf Lasfar chemical complex, Morocco.

Installed in Jorf Lasfar, this world reference unit by its size and its innovative configuration will make it possible to prepare larger industrial projects, by capitalizing on the knowledge and know-how generated during the exploitation phase which will start in the first quarter of 2024.

“It has been an honor to be selected for a new storage project at Jorf Lasfar. Proton Ventures Ammonia storage track record and capabilities in combination with an efficient collaboration with our partners SCIF and EMPI are prerequisites for a succesful project” according to Paul Baan CEO Proton Ventures

“The awarding of this important contract is the result of the efforts deployed by our partners during the bidding and negotiations phases. The high-quality of our offer enable us to obtain the trust of our client” according to Ali Alami SCIF General Manager.

“The successful awarding of this project is the result of a joint endeavor of EMPI, SCIF and Proton Venture Team. This project is an important step to increase the cooperation with OCP in Africa. Though this project, Group IPS is willing to extend the cooperation with SCIF and Proton Venture worldwide.” according to EMPI

OCP Group is one of the largest phosphate and fertilizer companies in the world.

About Sté Chérifienne de Matériel Industriel et Ferroviaire:

SCIF is leader of Moroccan know-how in the manufacture and assembly of industrial equipment and railway equipment, has since its creation in 1946 worked for the realization of major structuring projects on a national and regional scale. The company bases its success on high-value expertise and a first-rate industrial tool.
Its continuous integration of new technologies allows it to offer a wide range of solutions and personalized services, positioning SCIF as a strategic partner for major clients in Morocco and abroad.

About Proton Ventures:

Proton Ventures is an independent engineering company operating in the chemical industry. We provide innovative engineering and turnkey solutions for world-scale storage terminals, decentralized ammonia production units and other related process applications. Proton Ventures strives to be a key player in decentralized chemical energy storage, making renewable energy accessible to everyone. As a technological innovator, we enable our global partners to benefit from our safe, reliable, efficient and environmentally responsible solutions. We offer innovative applications in terminal concepts, NFuel and Utilities. Further we offer as well as consulting and services in the field of engineering, procurement and cost calculation for turnkey projects.

About Group IPS:

Group IPS has the capability to be your single source for all industrial project related services, from asset transaction services (plot purchase support, technical due diligence…), master planning and feasibility studies, allowing Industrial Investors investment analysis. After that, we will as usual accompany you from concept design until project commissioning. Our capacities enable us to serve you in all disciplines (process, civil, structural, electrical, mechanical, piping, etc.).