Exhibit 31.8
I, Antoine J. Lafargue, certify that:
1. I have reviewed this Amendment No. 3 to Annual Report on Form 10-K/A of Magellan Petroleum Corporation;
2. Based on my knowledge, this report does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances under which such statements were made, not misleading with respect to the period covered by this report.
/s/ Antoine J. Lafargue
Antoine J. Lafargue, Vice President - Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
(as Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)
February 15, 2013