Brian O’Cathain has resigned as chief executive of Petroceltic. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Petroceltic chief executive Brian O’Cathain and chief financial officer Tom Hickey have resigned from the company after the High Court today approved (...)

 Brian O’Cathain, CEO at the Petroceltic. A hearing aimed at getting High Court approval for a survival scheme for exploration company Petroceltic has been adjourned after day long talks over employees concerns about the survival proposals failed to end in agreement. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

A hearing aimed at getting High Court approval for a survival scheme for exploration company Petroceltic has been adjourned after day-long talks over(...)

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

A group of senior staff at Petroceltic International are expected to voice concerns about the alleged writing down of their employment rights in oppos(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Brian O’Cathain, Chief Executive Officer of  Petroceltic: the High Court appointed an interim examiner to the exploration company on Tuesday

The High Court has appointed an interim examiner to troubled exploration company Petroceltic and two related firms. Mr Justice Brian McGovern appoin(...)

Worldview, a 29 per cent shareholder, has been in dispute with the board of Petroceltic for more than 18 months during which it sought to take over control of the company a number of times.

Petroceltic International says it is taking legal advice in relation to a surprise attempt by Worldview Capital, a dissident shareholder with a 29 per(...)