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Tellurian Inc (TELL.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

J. Robinson West

70 2010 Independent Chairman of the Board

Antoine Lafargue

42 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer, Corporate Secretary

J. Thomas Wilson

64 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Milam Pharo

62 2012 Director

Don Turkleson

62 2017 Director

Vadim Gluzman

53 2013 Independent Director

Robert Israel

66 2013 Independent Director

Brendan MacMillan

48 2013 Independent Director

Ronald Pettirossi

73 1997 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

J. Robinson West

Mr. J. Robinson West J.D. is Independent Chairman of the Board of Magellan Petroleum Corporation. He Managing Director of the BCG Center for Energy Impact. The former chairman and founder of PFC Energy (1984-2013), he has advised chief executives of leading national and international oil and gas companies on corporate strategy, portfolio management, acquisitions, divestitures, and investor relations. Before founding PFC Energy in 1984, Mr. West served in the Reagan administration as Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Policy, Budget, and Administration (1981-1983), with responsibility for U.S. offshore oil policy. His duties included preparation of the department's $6 billion budget and general administrative oversight of its 75,000 employees. He conceived and implemented the five-year Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) leasing schedule and managed the $14 billion per year OCS policy, the largest non-financial auction in the world at that time. Between 1977 and 1980, Mr. West was a first vice president of Blyth, Eastman, Dillon & Co., Inc., an investment banking firm. Prior to that, he served in the Ford administration as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Economic Affairs (1976-1977) and on the White House staff (1974-1976). In 1976, he received the Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Civilian Service. Mr. West has served on many government boards and commissions in several administrations. In 2003 and again in 2008, he was nominated by the President to be a director of the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) and was confirmed by the Senate. He served as Chairman of the Board from 2004 until 2014 and is now Chairman Emeritus. He has served as vice chairman of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board, as a trustee of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Liability Fund, and as a member of the Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel, the Industry Policy Advisory Committee on Multilateral Trade Negotiations, and the National Advisory Committee on Handicapped Children. Currently,

Antoine Lafargue

Mr. Antoine Jean Lafargue is President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer, Corporate Secretary of the Company. He is President and Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Corporate Secretary since June 2015. From October 2014 to June 2015, Mr. Lafargue served as the Company’s Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development and Chief Commercial Officer, and from August 2010 to October 2014, Mr. Lafargue served as the Company’s Vice President, CFO and Treasurer. Previously, Mr. Lafargue served in a number of senior financial management positions in the United States and Europe, including with private equity and investment banking firms, focusing on investments in the energy and infrastructure sectors. Mr. Lafargue holds master’s degrees in Finance from the Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris and in Social and Political Sciences from the Institut d’Études Politiques, both located in France.

J. Thomas Wilson

Mr. J. Thomas Wilson is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Magellan Petroleum Corporation. He served as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer from September 2011 until his resignation for Good Reason effective August 5, 2016. Previously, he served as Senior Consultant to the Company from July 2009 to September 2011. From July 2009 to January 2011, Mr. Wilson also served as First Vice President of Young Energy Prize S.A. (“YEP”), a significant stockholder of the Company from July 2009 to October 2012, and Mr. Wilson served on YEP’s board of directors from November 2007 to November 2008. Mr. Wilson is a veteran in the energy sector, with a strong background in geology and international business development. Mr. Wilson began his career as a geologist with Shell Oil Company before joining Apache Corporation, where he held various management positions and led Apache’s entry into international markets. After his work at Apache, Mr. Wilson served as president of Anderman International, which during his tenure developed the Chernogoskoye field in western Siberia. This property became the core asset of Khantiy Mantsisk Oil Corporation (“KMOC”), for which Mr. Wilson served as the first president. KMOC was later sold to Marathon Oil Corporation and then sold to Lukoil. With his extensive experience in Russian oil and gas, Mr. Wilson joined the management team of Yamal Energy Partners, which developed the South Tambey field, possibly the first Russian-led LNG project in the Russian Republic, which was later sold to Gazprom. Mr. Wilson also served as a director of Central Petroleum Limited (ASX: CTP), a junior exploration and production company that operates one of the largest holdings of prospective onshore acreage in Australia, from March 2014 to July 2016. The Company currently has an investment in Central’s stock. Mr. Wilson holds a B.S. degree in Zoology and Geology from Northern Arizona University and an M.S. degree in Geology from the University of Southern California.

Milam Pharo

Mr. Milam Randolph Pharo is Director of Magellan Petroleum Corporation. He 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, 2016, and 2015, the Company recorded approximately $222,000 and $335,000, respectively, of legal fees to DGS, with respect to which Mr. Pharo had a compensation interest of $0 and $0, respectively.

Don Turkleson

Vadim Gluzman

Mr. Vadim Gluzman is Independent Director of Magellan Petroleum Corporation. Mr. Gluzman is currently a Managing Member of One Stone Energy Partners, a private equity fund focused on investments in the oil and gas industry in the United States and abroad. He has held that position since 2012. From 1997 to 2012, Mr. Gluzman worked for OAO LUKOIL, a major international vertically-integrated oil and gas company, becoming a vice president of OAO LUKOIL in 2014, and was President of Lukoil Americas Holding. Prior to joining Lukoil in 1997, he worked as a chemical engineer for Teknor Apex Company, an international custom compounder of advanced polymer materials, and at the Moscow Institute of Plastics. Mr. Gluzman holds a Master’s degree in chemical technologies from the Moscow Institute of Chemical Technologies. Mr. Gluzman has over 15 years of high level oil and gas industry and related corporate finance experience, and broad oil and gas industry knowledge and technical background.

Robert Israel

Mr. Robert I. Israel is Independent Director of Magellan Petroleum Corporation. Mr. Israel currently a Managing Member of One Stone Energy Partners, a private equity fund focused on investments in the oil and gas industry in the United States and abroad. He has held that position since 2010. From 2000 to 2010, Mr. Israel was a partner at Compass Advisers, LLP, a transatlantic strategic advisory and private investment firm, where he was the head of the firm’s energy practice. From 1991 to 2000, Mr. Israel was the head of the Energy Department of Schroder & Co., Inc., a multinational asset management company. Mr. Israel is currently a director of the following companies: Brasoil, a company engaged in oil and gas exploration and production in Brazil; BlueCrest Energy LLC, a privately held oil and gas exploration and development company operating in Alaska; and API, Inc., a company that manufactures secure equipment for United States and foreign government agencies. Mr. Israel holds an M.B.A. degree from Harvard University and a B.A. degree from Middlebury College.

Brendan MacMillan

Mr. Brendan S. MacMillan is Independent Director of Magellan Petroleum Corporation. Mr. is the founder and operator of several private corporations and partnerships in the United States and Canada focused on energy and natural resource investments in private and public debt and equity. Mr. MacMillan has been engaged in these activities as a private equity principal since October 2008. Mr. MacMillan currently serves as President of Highlands Pacific LLC, the general partner of Highlands Pacific Partners LP, which he founded in June 2011. Mr. MacMillan is also the founder and President of Purcell Basin Minerals Inc., a Canadian mining company established in August 2014, Bull River Security Holdings Ltd., founded in February 2012, and Bull River Lending Corp., founded in April 2012. Prior to starting these companies, from October 2004 until October 2008, Mr. MacMillan focused on the energy, natural resource, and industrial sectors in his role as Vice President for the Capital Group Companies, a group of investment management companies that serves as the manager of the American Funds, with over $1 trillion under management. Mr. MacMillan currently serves as a director of Bull River Lending Corp. and Bull River Security Holdings Ltd. Mr. MacMillan received a B.A. degree with High Honors from Wesleyan University in 1991 with a focus on subjects applicable to oil and gas, an M.B.A. degree with a concentration in Finance from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business in 1995, and a CFA charter in 1999.

Ronald Pettirossi

Mr. Ronald P. Pettirossi CPA is Independent Director of Magellan Petroleum Corporation. He has been President of ER Ltd., a financial accounting and reporting consulting company, since 1995. Mr. Pettirossi was a director of Magellan Petroleum Australia Limited ("MPAL") from August 2004 until shortly after MPAL was converted to Magellan Petroleum Australia Pty Ltd ("MPA") in April 2013, allowing the Company to alter this subsidiary's board structure and reduce related compensation expense. Mr. Pettirossi is a former audit partner of EY LLP and worked with public and privately held companies for 31 years. Mr. Pettirossi was selected to serve on the Board for his education, professional training, and skills in financial accounting and reporting, including his 31 years of practice with EY LLP, his work as a financial consultant, and his status as both a CPA and an "audit committee financial expert," as defined by SEC regulations.

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