The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana National Gas company, Dr George Sipa-Adjah Yankey has turned in his resignation, from his position.
In a statement from the corporate communications manager of the institution, Alfred Ogbamey, it states that Dr Sipa-Adjah Yankey's notice of resignation is effective February 1, 2017 and will end on May 1, 2017.
In the statement, Mr Ogbamey spoke highly of Dr Sipa-Adjah Yankey, stating, "He has led the pioneering of Ghana Gas from its incorporation in July 2011 through its successful implementation of Phase I of the Western Corridor Gas Infrastructure Development Project (WCGIDP), to the processing and supply of “First Gas” to the Volta River Authority (VRA) beginning 1:45 pm, Monday, November 24, 2014."
Ghana Gas directly employs about 300 people and provides thousands of supplementary jobs in the service, hotelier, marketing, and transport industries, as well as in the delivering and retailing of LPG and Condensates across Ghana
The Statement also said, "under the leadership of the outgoing CEO, Ghana Gas completed the three-tier Ghana Gas project, from conception and design to the construction of a 12-inch 58-kilometre Offshore Pipeline, a 20-inch 111-kilometre Onshore Pipeline and a world class Atuabo Gas Processing Plant (GPP) within a period less than the three-to-four year standard global timeline for such projects.
"He oversaw the engineering, design and installation of a second overhead De-ethenizer Compressor which will be connected to Ghana Gas facilities in February 2017."
“He also led the negotiation of the upgrade of the processing capacity of the Atuabo Gas Processing Plant (GPP) from 150 million standard cubic feet of gas a day (mmscfd) to 180 mmscfd, construction of the 290 km Offshore Pipeline from Aboadze to Tema and signed the Project Implementation Agreements (PIAs) for both projects in September 2016," the statement added.