Magellan Petroleum (MPET) CEO Wilson Resigns; Successor Appointed

August 8, 2016 8:53 AM EDT
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Magellan Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ: MPET) announced that Mr. Wilson tendered his resignation as the President and Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") and a director of the Company effective as of August 5, 2016, and the board of directors appointed Mr. Lafargue, the Company's current Chief Financial Officer, as President and CEO.

J. Robinson West, Chairman of the board, commented, "We want to thank Mr. Wilson for leading Magellan through a very challenging time in the industry and to the announced merger with Tellurian Investments Inc. ("Tellurian"). We are delighted that Mr. Lafargue will step up as President and CEO until the merger with Tellurian is consummated, as he has proven to be a very capable executive."

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