South Korean GS Engineering & Construction Corporation will launch production of methanol gasoline in Uzbekistan at the end of 2022. This is reported on the website of the national system of legislation of the Republic.
The decree of the President of the country Shavkat Mirziyoyev "On measures to accelerate the development of the chemical industry of the Republic of Uzbekistan" includes the organization of production of high-octane gasoline on the basis of JSC "Navoiazot" with a preliminary cost of $ 200 million.
According to the schedule of the project, in December GS, Uzkhimprom and Navoiazot intend to sign the constituent documents on the creation of a joint venture for the project. The capacity of the enterprise will be 104.3 thousand tons of gasoline from methanol and 14.4 thousand tons of propane-butane mixture per year.
By the end of 2019, it is planned to prepare a feasibility study of the project, RIA Novosti reported. In May 2020 it is planned to start construction and in December 2022 to put the enterprise into operation.