About AusGeos


AusGeos is one of Australia’s new breed of premier partner companies, providing a complete client-focused package.

As a leading independent Geophysical & Geological Consultancy AusGeos is supporting the growing activity in the oil, gas, minerals & water sectors in Australia. AusGeos has developed a track record of helping Oil & Gas Exploration Companies solve their most pressing technical problems. We specialise in high quality PSTM and PSDM seismic processing solutions, seismic and data interpretation, log analysis and mapping.

We attract the best and uniquely experienced, senior consultants.  Our consultants and affiliates have complete careers in international and local experience and are respected within the industry.  All of our consulting associates have at least 25 years experience – much of it acquired across a wide variety of projects and technical challenges.

Since 2011, the AusGeos team of consultants, technical staff and management have proudly targeted the cross-roads of Technological leadership, Ground-breaking quality, Friendly & Efficient service and Attractive value.

We are based in Brisbane and Adelaide. We operate nationally and internationally and can provide help in most aspects of exploration from permit entry to target evaluation.

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GLOBE Claritas

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GLOBE Claritas™ is used under license of GNS Science

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DUG Insight®

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DUG Insight® is a registered trademark of DownUnder GeoSolutions

Badleys TrapTester

Hampson Russell Strata

OpendTect - with closed source plugins




Expertise Partnerships:

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Badley Geoscience Limited
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Morgan Goodall Palaeo

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Barker Wentworth

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Geophysical Operations Adviser: John R Hughes pdf Download John's Résumé

Location: Adelaide

John Hughes is an independent Oil & Energy Professional with over 40 years international experience. John is Managing Director & Geophysical Operations Adviser, John R Hughes Geophysical Pty Ltd.


John's experience and qualifications:

  • Highly experienced acquisition and processing geophysicist with an excellent command of environmental issues and economic objectives.

  • Seismic project management including special emphasis on "Sound and Marine Life" issues.

  • Honorary Member of ASEG (Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists. Member SEG, EAGE, ASEG and PESA.

  • Chief Operations Geophysicists, Santos, 24 years.

  • John Has a BSc in Geology from University of Wales, Aberystwyth.

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Seismic Acquisition: Frank Renton pdf Download Frank's Résumé

Location: Newcastle, NSW

Frank Renton has over 40 years experience in marine geophysical data acquisition operations.


Frank's experience and qualifications:

  • Project Management for 2D/3D Shallow/Deep Water Marine Seismic Surveys

  • OH&S Management Systems to Meet Internal and Regulatory Requirements.

  • Providing Tender Documents and Contracts for Seismic Data Acquisition

  • Programs Services/Systems for the Supervision and QC of Seismic Data Acquisition

  • Technical Audits of Contractor's Field Crews.

  • University of Strathclyde, B.Sc. Electrical Engineering 1968

Frank Renton is a director of ENQUEST Pty, Ltd., a marine seismic acquisition company providing services to the offshore oil and gas exploration industry.

AusGeos consulting is committed to providing client-optimised services and products designed to benefit our clients on their immediate and high-value projects.  We actively review and enhance our range of consulting services and products, and welcome the help of our growing customers base in developing the most beneficial services for their needs.