Brian O’Cathain, Chief Executive Officer, at the Petroceltic EGM, in Kildare Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Petroceltic’s Brian O’Cathain can pat himself on the back for a job well done after comprehensively seeing off a challenge yesterday from activist inv(...)

Tullow will focus on developing what it has already discovered, particularly in west Africa. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Aidan Heavey is the longest-serving chief executive on the FTSE 100 index, having been at the helm of Tullow Oil since 1985. It would be a touch ironi(...)

2014 “was a difficult year for our industry and a challenging one for Tullow” Aidan Heavey, chief executive with Tullow said. (Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire)

Aidan Heavey, the chief executive of Tullow Oil, has conceded its membership of the FTSE 100 index of the biggest companies on London’s stock exchange(...)

Tullow chief executive officer Aidan Heavey: Tulllow says job cuts are likely to result from an internal review designed to deliver “long-term cost savings and efficiencies” across the exploration group.     Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Tullow Oil has not ruled out laying off some of the 140 staff at its Irish office as the exploration and production group moves to cut jobs as part o(...)

Tullow Oil chief executive Aidan Heavey. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Tullow Oil chief executive Aidan Heavey yesterday made it clear that the company is pulling back heavily on exploration spending. Instead it will focu(...)

Paul McGinley: worked with the course architects on the redevelopment of the golf facilities at the complex. Photograph:   Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Fresh from his all-conquering captaincy at the Ryder Cup, Dubliner Paul McGinley was back at the grindstone in recent weeks, opening the newly revampe(...)

Niall FitzGerald was chief executive and chairman of Unilever from 1996 to 2004

Former Unilever chief executive Niall FitzGerald has become the new chairman of the UCD Michael Smurfit graduate business school advisory board. (...)

Tullow Oil chief executive Aidan Heavey. The group is to sell its Dutch interests to AU Energy.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Exploration group Tullow Oil has agreed to sell its Dutch interests for €62.7 million, the group confirmed today. The oil and gas producer said(...)

The Kingfisher well, Block 3A, jointly owned by Tullow Oil  and Heritage Oil,  at the Lake Albert Rift Basin, in Uganda. Tullow  reported a net loss for the first half of the year after writing off more than $400 million in exploration costs.

Oil and gas producer Tullow Oil reported a net loss for the first half of the year after writing off more than $400 million in exploration costs.The e(...)

Aidan Heavey: ridiculously unflappable Tullow Oil boss.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

If you were the chief executive of a company whose share price had halved in two years, facing your retail shareholders at the annual general meeting (...)