Qalaa Holdings Company announced that its Egyptian Refining Company (ERC) is going to start commercial operations in Q3 2019, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

ERC is 99.28% complete, and the diesel producing unit has been successfully tested, Qalaa Holdings said in an EGX disclosure.

The refinery is planned to complete trial operations for all its units by the end of Q2 2019.

ERC is a $4.3 billion refinery with an annual capacity of 4.7 million tons of refined products and high-quality oil derivatives, which include over 2.3 million tons of Euro V diesel, Egypt Oil & Gas previously reported.