Fossil fuel veteran O’Cathain starts Ireland’s first geothermal venture

Former Petroceltic boss has mustered old-school energy experts to pursue opportunities here for ‘the largest source of clean energy on Earth’

13th June, 2021
Fossil fuel veteran O’Cathain starts Ireland’s first geothermal venture
Brian O’Cathain: plans for trial of geothermal energy. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Brian O’Cathain, the well-known oil and gas exploration executive, has founded an early-stage geothermal energy venture aimed at providing sustainable heating for industry and business.

CausewayGT has recruited a team of experts and advisers and is in early discussions on funding, O’Cathain, who chairs the new company, said.

“Nobody has really pursued geothermal energy in places like Ireland so we decided to start a company and see what we could do...

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