Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Related Party Transactions

Related Party Transactions
12 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2015
Related Party Transactions [Abstract]  
Related Party Transactions
Note 15 - Related Party Transactions

Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP. Milam Randolph Pharo, a Director of the Company until December 11, 2014, is currently of counsel at Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP (“DGS”), a Denver-based law firm with over 140 attorneys, of which over 65 are partners. Mr. Pharo has held that position since April 2013. Mr. Pharo has a compensation arrangement with DGS such that Mr. Pharo has an interest in the amount of fees paid by the Company to DGS for certain legal services performed by DGS for the Company. During the fiscal years ended June 30, 2015, and 2014, the Company recorded $335 thousand and $177 thousand, respectively, of legal fees related to DGS, with respect to which amounts Mr. Pharo had a compensation interest of $0 and less than $2,500, respectively.

Devizes International Consulting Limited. A director of Celtique, with which the Company co-owns equally several licenses in the UK, is also the sole owner of Devizes International Consulting Limited ("Devizes"). Devizes performs consulting related services to MPUK. The Company recorded $184 thousand and $161 thousand of consulting fees related to Devizes for the fiscal years ended June 30, 2015, and 2014, respectively.
Key Energy Services. J. Robinson West, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company, also served as a non-employee director on the board of directors for Key Energy Services Inc. ("KES") until May 2014. KES performed contract drilling rig services for the Company in Poplar during the second quarter of fiscal year 2014. The total contract fees paid to KES during the fiscal years ended June 30, 2015 and 2014, were $0 and $2.2 million, respectively. As of June 30, 2015 and 2014, there were no unpaid contract fees related to KES.
Mervyn Cowie. Mervyn Cowie, a former employee of the Company's MPA subsidiary, currently serves both as a director of MPA and its subsidiaries and as a consultant to MPA. Since December 1, 2014, the recurring monthly fee payable to Mr. Cowie for his consulting services amounts to AUD $5,400.
Mi3 Petroleum Engineering. In association with its purchase of an option to acquire Farnham Dome, the Company established Utah CO2, a majority owned subsidiary having other non-controlling interest owners, one of which is MI4 Oil and Gas LLC ("MI4"). MI4 is a Colorado limited liability company majority owned by Mi3. Mi3 performs ongoing consulting work for both Utah CO2 and other Magellan entities. During the fiscal year ended June 30, 2015, the Company recorded $1.1 million of consolidated expense related to fees payable to Mi3.