Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Magellan Petroleum Corporation (the "Company" or "Magellan" or "we" or "us") is an independent energy company engaged in the exploration, development, production, and sale of crude oil and natural gas. The Company conducts its operations through three wholly owned subsidiaries: Nautilus Poplar LLC ("NP"), which owns and operates an oil field covering Poplar Dome ("Poplar") located in the Williston Basin in eastern Montana; Magellan Petroleum Australia Pty Ltd ("MPA"), which owns and operates onshore gas fields in Australia, and owns an offshore exploration license in Australia; and Magellan Petroleum (UK) Limited ("MPUK"), which owns a large acreage position in the Weald and Wessex Basins in southern England prospective for conventional and unconventional oil and gas production. Magellan was founded in 1957 and incorporated in Delaware in 1967. The Company's common stock has been trading on the NASDAQ since 1972 under the ticker symbol "MPET. ... More ...