Shia Muslim rebels hold up their weapons during a rally against air strikes in Sanaa, Yemen, on Thursday. Oil prices jumped around the world after Saudi Arabia and its allies carried out the strikes. Photograph: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters

Stock markets around the world were knocked lower and oil prices jumped after Saudi Arabia and its allies carried out air strikes in Yemen. The attac(...)

 Shareholders voted to retain chief executive Brian O’Cathain (above) at a shareholders’ meeting last month.

Oil explorer Petroceltic has announced a number of changes to its board following last month’s failed coup by dissident shareholder Worldview.The Swis(...)

Irish-listed explorer Dragon Oil has received a takeover approach from Emirates National Oil. Photo: Getty Images

Irish-listed explorer Dragon Oil has received a takeover approach from Emirates National Oil. The company said Dubai-based Emirates made an approach, (...)

Angelo Moskov, CEO Worldview Capital, speaking watched by Alasdair Robinson, company secretary, Robert Adair, chairman, Brian O’Cathain, chief executive officer at the Petroceltic EGM, in Kildare Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Security was tight in the Royal College of Physicians for Petroceltic’s extraordinary general meeting, called by its biggest shareholder Worldview Cap(...)

Ryanair put in another strong performance, on back of steady volumes, closing the day 29 cent or 3.3 per cent up at €9.96 following a sector-wide trend. Photograph: Robin Townsend/EPA

Stock markets around the world clung to modest gains on Thursday, with European equities retreating from seven-year highs, after Germany rejected a(...)

Brian O’Cathain of Petroceltic: the Dublin-based oil and gas exploration company is still in the sights of Dragon Oil, which aborted a £500 million bid for it in December. Photograph: Eric Luke

Petroceltic International, the Dublin-based oil and gas company embroiled in a bitter row with its biggest shareholder, Worldview Capital, is still i(...)

Brian O’Cathain chief executive Petroceltic. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The board of Petroceltic says it has been endorsed by three leading shareholder advisory groups in its fight with investor Worldview.The Dublin-based (...)

Dragon Oil said it would complete between 15 and 20 wells a year in 2015 and 2016, and is targeting annual production growth of around 10 per cent or higher in 2015 at 100,000bopd

International oil and gas exploration and production company Dragon Oil reported a 4 per cent increase in full-year revenues on Tuesday, and said it (...)

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Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain. Petroceltic International has urged shareholders to vote against the resolutions proposed by Worldview at the upcoming EGM.

Petroceltic International, the exploration company embroiled in a bitter struggle with its major shareholder Worldview Capital, has launched an intens(...)