PEDUASE, Ghana (Reuters) - Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) is assessing the commercial potential of a new offshore gas discovery made in partnership with Italian energy group Eni and oil trader Vitol, GNPC chief executive Alex Mould said on Tuesday. "We have a new discovery in the deep water South Tano basin. However, right now we're looking at doing some appraisal work to decide how commercial it is and how we're going to put the project together, its structure and the development," Mould told journalists.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Barack Obama defended the U.S. government's willingness to cooperate closely with Saudi Arabia on national security despite deep concerns over human rights abuses, as he led an array of current and former U .S. statesmen in paying respects following the death of King Abdullah.