Brian O’Cathain, chief executive officer of  Petroceltic, is leading a strategic review  at the company. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The fat lady isn’t singing yet for the backers of Dublin-based oil and gas explorer Petroceltic International, but she’s backstage and clearing her th(...)

Brian O’Cathain, CEO of Petroceltic: Worldview Capital has been Petroceltic’s tormenter, but could it be its saviour?  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Worldview Capital, the dissident 29 per cent shareholder in Petroceltic International, has been uncharacteristically mute ever since the Dublin-based (...)

Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain

Pretax losses more than halved at Irish oil and gas exploration firm Petroceltic in the six months to the end of June with production slightly stronge(...)

Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain said Worldview had used social media to post ‘allegations and attacks’ against the company’s board Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Exploration firm Petroceltic has claimed before the High Court that the calling of an extraordinary general meeting by its largest shareholder is the (...)

Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain has consistently claimed that Worldview is seeking to take control of the company without paying fair value to shareholders.

The ongoing battle between Petroceltic and its biggest shareholder continues unabated with the Irish oil and gas exploration firm claiming that Worldv(...)

Petroceltic chief executive  Brian O’Cathain at the company’s recent egm in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Saurya Cherfi and Ray Managh The author of allegedly defamatory material posted about Irish-based exploration company Petroceltic International, and (...)

Chief executive Brian O’Cathain at the Petroceltic egm in Dublin on Monday: Worldview’s proposal won 42 per cent support from shareholders. Photograph: Dara mac Dónaill

Petroceltic’s biggest shareholder, Worldview, failed in its bid on Monday to restrict the rights of the exploration company’s directors to sell assets(...)

Brian O’Cathain, chief executive officer of Petroceltic: got  High Court order to have  content taken down. Photograph: Sara Freund / The Irish Times

Automattic, the Californian company behind the popular Wordpress blogging system, has been given 17 days by the High Court to identify the author of a(...)

The blog had published remarks about Petroceltic’s chief executive, Brian O’Cathain. Photograph: Sara Freund?The Irish Times

The US owner of blogging service WordPress.com, has been directed by the High Court to identify the author of allegedly defamatory material posted abo(...)

Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain: This week filed a case against Aut O’Mattic A8C Ireland, the Irish unit of Wordpress’s US owner Automattic. Photograph: Sara Freund

Petroceltic International, the Dublin-headquartered exploration company, is taking a unit of the company behind Wordpress, the world’s most popular b(...)