Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain

Sunny Hill, a company owned by Petroceltic’s biggest shareholder Worldview, has said a £6.4 million (€8.1m) all-cash takeover bid for the troubled Dub(...)

Brian O’Cathain, Petroceltic chief executive, speaks at a company meeting.  Photograph: Sara Freund / The Irish Times

The High Court has confirmed examinership for troubled exploration company Petroceltic and two related companies. There was no opposition to the appl(...)

Sunny Hill, a company owned by Petroceltic’s biggest shareholder Worldview, has purchased 30.56 per cent of the Irish explorer’s senior debt facility (...)

Brian O’Cathain, executive chairman of Petroceltic

On a Wednesday afternoon in February last year, the Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, was deep in conversation with another man in an almost-empty Shelbourne hot(...)

Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Worldview Capital, the dissident shareholder seeking to gain control of troubled oil and gas explorer Petroceltic International, has sold more than $7(...)

Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Exploration firm Petroceltic has issued an update on its drilling in Algeria, with a development well on the Ain Tsila gas and condensate field confir(...)

Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain: Believed an interim examiner was urgently needed to deal with queries from creditors. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The High Court has fixed Friday to hear a petition seeking to confirm examinership for troubled exploration company Petroceltic and two related comp(...)

Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A Cayman Islands fund linked to Worldview Capital yesterday posted its offer document to shareholders of troubled oil and gas explorer Petroceltic In(...)

 Brian O’Cathain, Petroceltic CEO. With the company now facing a collapse in energy prices and locked in a feud with an ex- Deutsche Bank trader-turned-activist shareholder, it’s understood that HSBC has sold its loans at about 30 per cent of face value. (Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times)

HSBC is discovering the oil crash extends far beyond the deserts of the Gulf, the plains of west Texas and the shale fields of North Dakota. Even a s(...)

Brian O’Cathain, chief executive of Petroceltic Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Worldview Capital, the dissident shareholder in Petroceltic International that has battled its board for more than a year, has emerged in prime positi(...)