Ghana: Frustration as oil jobs 'go to outsiders'
7 May 2013 Last updated at 15:42 BST
Like many others sucked into Takoradi over the past couple of years, Daniel Adusei dreamed of becoming an oil worker.
He gave up his job in the capital, Accra, and enrolled in a private training course.
But he is struggling to find work in Takoradi and worries too many opportunities have gone to foreign workers.