The Managing Director of the Ghana Gas Company Limited has revealed that as part of their move to indigenise operations, it has replaced Chinese expatriates running its Atuabo Plant with local engineers.
Dr Ben Asante said this move saved the company some $3 million in operating costs every month.
He made the revelation when he took his turn at the State of the Agencies Report, a press engagement platform created by the State Interests and Governance Authority (SIGA) in collaboration with the Information Ministry on Wednesday, January 11, 2023.
“Ghana Gas after incorporation in July of 2011, we went through a period of construction of infrastructure. At the end of November 2014, we had finished with what we call mechanical completion.
“Then we went through a period of commissioning which took about a period of six months. So, by the end of April 2015, our plant was fully commissioned and the pipelines attendant to the plant also were. All this time, the plant was being operated by the Chinese.