Process piping erection and hydrotesting are coming to an end, afterwards it is possible to flush and purge the pipes, to install the last instruments.

The electrical substation equipment is being intensively prepared for receipt of electric power which is necessary for beginning of commissioning works on control system of DME production plant, for pumping equipment test run with neutral media.

Summer 2018 will be ended with commissioning works on all disciplines, catalyst loading and equipment and piping pressure tests for operating pressure, check of work of all actuating devices from control system, check of emergency shutdown operation. Methanol receiving for equipment and distillation column flushing is ahead, as well as feed acceptance and start of commissioning works with operating media.

Implementation of this import-substituting project will enable the company to supply DME to the Russian market. Besides, a part of high-quality product will be shipped to the countries of Eastern Europe.