I, J. Thomas Wilson, certify that:
1. I have reviewed this Amendment No. 1 to Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q/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/ J. Thomas Wilson
John Thomas Wilson, President and Chief Executive Officer
(as Principal Executive Officer)
February 15, 2013