Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain at the company’s AGM in Dublin. Photograph: Sara Freund

As expected, dissident shareholder Worldview Capital has brought its war against the board of Petroceltic International to the High Court in Dublin. (...)

Petroceltic chief finance officer Tom Hickey at the company’s AGM in Dublin.  Photograph: Sara Freund

Worldview Capital, the dissident shareholder that owns 29 per cent of oil and gas explorer Petroceltic International, has blocked a number of resol(...)

Angelo Moskov, chief executive of Worldview Capital, speaking at  a Petroceltic egm earlier this year, watched by company secretary Alasdair Robinson, chairman, Robert Adair, and chief executive Brian O’Cathain .Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The ongoing spat between Petroceltic and its biggest shareholder has taken a turn for the worse with Worldview initiating legal proceedings in the Hig(...)

The row between Petroceltic and Worldview has flared again in recent week after the Swiss fund, which holds more than 29 per cent of the share capital in the explorer, accused it of squandering shareholder value

Irish oil and gas exploration firm Petrocelitc has described requests to convene an extraordinary general meeting (egm) by its biggest shareholder ove(...)

Brian O’Cathain, Petroceltic’s chief executive officer:  Worldview says the company is “proposing to pledge the company’s crown jewel” because it has “run out of money”. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The bitter wrangle between Petroceltic International and its biggest shareholder, Swiss fund Worldview Capital, which failed with a bid to oust mana(...)

It is understood the price paid for the assets is not material and that the rationale for the transaction is that it frees the company from future development costs in Romania

Dublin-based oil and gas exploration firm Petroceltic has withdrawn from its interests in Romania to focus its activities on its licences in Egypt and(...)

Brian O’Cathain, chief executive officer, at  Petroceltic. The explorer has agreed with its partner to withdraw from the Dinarta licence in Kurdistan region of Iraq.   Photo: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Dublin-based oil and gas explorer Petroceltic International has agreed with its partner to withdraw from the Dinarta licence in Kurdistan region of Ir(...)

 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(...)

 Petroceltic chief executive officer Brian O’Cathain survived the attempted putsch by its 28 per cent shareholder Worldview. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

Computershare, the global business services company that collated the votes at a fraught Petroceltic International EGM on Wednesday, has rejected cri(...)

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(...)