Associates form a significant component of Gondwana Geoscience’s shared business interests and vision and provide an important resource for skills diversification and additional capability. The following companies and individuals are trusted and recommended business associates and industry professionals.


Intrepid Geophysics

Intrepid Geophysics (formerly Desmond Fitzgerald & Associates) has provided software and services for potential field geophysics applications since 1992. Intrepid Geophysics and its partners employ more than fifteen geophysicists, software developers and a range of professional support staff. Intrepid Geophysics had more than twenty years experience in the mining and mineral/oil & gas exploration industries. The GeoIntrepid solutions services company is part of the Intrepid Geophysics business. 

Contact Details 

Address: Suite 110 / 3 Male Street, Brighton, VIC, 3186, Australia 

Phone:    +61 3 9593 1077

Fax:         +61 3 9592 4142 

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Geognostics use ‘Out of the box’ lateral thinking as a key to solving long-standing geological problems and providing ‘new’ views of ‘old’ areas. Geognostics recognise that many geological tools, especially non-seismic, are vastly under-utilized in exploration. Although traditional seismic- and well-based exploration is essential, it's speed and efficiency can be improved with the use of alternative methods. A ‘bottom-up’, ‘scale-down’ view of basins, starting with the Geognostics Earth Model (GEM™), is the most effective way to understand exploration ‘white space’ in both mature and frontier basins. By understanding the shape of a basin, the nature of its basement, the geological events that shaped it, and the way it was filled from the bottom-up, we can rapidly build new predictive views of basins and reduce exploration risk.

Contact Details 

Address: Townend, Shootersway Lane,

                 Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire

                 UK, HP4 3NW

Phone:    +44 (0) 01442 871123

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PT. Quest Geophysical Asia

PT Quest Geophysical Asia are the Jakarta-based representative for Gondwana Geoscience's Indonesian projects. They are a multi-faceted company created to address the necessity of numerous companies within the oil and gas sector to streamline and restructure expensive field operations, as well as assisting with recovering costs of huge outlays in new and existing ventures. PT Quest Geophysical Asia provide Seismic Acquisition Services, Technical Support Services, Production Enhancement, Power Generation, Project Planning, Permitting, Gravity and Magnetic Surveys, Drilling Supervision, Data Processing, GPS Surveys, Audits and HSE.

Contact Details 

Address: Komplek Pergudangan Taman tekno

            Blok H7/9 Taman tekno - Sektor XI BSD

            Serpong - Tangerang Selatan

            Bantan 15314

Phone:    +62 21 7567 1151

Fax:        +62 21 7567 1188 

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Reid Geophysics

Reid Geophysics is a geophysical services business based in Eastbourne, UK, founded by Alan Reid in 1999.

Reid Geophysics offers geophysical consulting services aiming to maximise the value of gravity, magnetic and electromagnetic data for Petroleum and Mineral exploration and Environmental investigations. Services include: Survey design and commissioning; Survey & processing QC; Geophysical data processing; Data enhancement for geological structure; Modelling & interpretation; Training – formal & informal; Bespoke R&D. Reid Geophysics are  the UK agent for Intrepid Geophysics software and are also associates of GeoIntrepid.

Tim Archer is the Director and Principal Geophysicist for Reid Geophysics, a geophysical services business based in Eastbourne, UK, founded by Alan Reid in 1999. Tim Archer obtained a BSc in Geology & Physics from U of Natal, South Africa in 1992, followed a BSc (Hons) in Geophysics from U of Witwatersrand, S Africa in 1993. He also holds a management diploma from U of Stellenbosch, South Africa. From 1994-2001 Tim worked for Anglo American Corporation as an Exploration Geophysicist, primarily on their SPECTREM airborne TDEM system, operating in N & S America and Southern Africa. After moving to the UK, Tim worked in software development, and is a capable developer in Delphi, Visual Basic and C#. In 2004 Tim formed Arrow Geophysics, working primarily in Hazard Detection, using gravity, magnetometry, and a range of EM techniques (including ground probing radar), before taking up responsibilities with Reid Geophysics as a Director. He now manages the company operations.

Alan Reid is a very widely known potential fields specialist, having pioneered the technique of Euler Deconvolution and spent over 30 years in academia and industry. Although semi-retired, Alan continues to act as a point of liason and advice to Reid Geophysics and wider industry. Alan is a Visiting Research Fellow in the School of Earth & Environment, University of Leeds. Recent R&D work has involved work on the Enhanced Euler technique and on exploiting measured magnetic gradient data. Alan is also an active member of SEG and EAGE and a member of PESGB. Professional activities include Associate Editor of Geophysical Prospecting (after a long spell as Deputy Editor), reviewing papers for SEG and EAGE, and membership of the SEG’s Gravity & Magnetics Committee.

Contact Details

Address: Unit 3, The Coachmakers, 116a Seaside, Eastbourne, UK BN22 7QP

Phone: +44 (0) 1323 645 199

Email:    tim[at]




Metalzoic Geological Consulting

Metalzoic Geological Consulting are an Adelaide-based geological services business.

Christine Lawley and Justin Gum are geologists with over 35 year’s combined experience in base metals, gold, platinum group metals, uranium and mineral sands exploration.

Christine is currently assisting Gondwana Geoscience in marketing, administrative and geological services.

Contact Details

Address: PO Box 224 Unley BC S.A. 5061

Phone: +61 (0) 439 488 549

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