SECTION 1350 CERTIFICATIONS
In connection with the Quarterly Report of Magellan Petroleum Corporation (the "Company") on Form 10-Q for the period ended December 31, 2012 as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the date hereof (the "Report"), I, John Thomas Wilson, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company, do hereby certify, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Section 1350, as adopted pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, and to the best of my knowledge and belief that:
The Report fully complies with the requirements of section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended; and
The information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.
February 8, 2013
/s/ J. Thomas Wilson
John Thomas Wilson, President and Chief Executive Officer
(as Principal Executive Officer)