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Proven technologies can be limited by the design, by the software that extracts deficient information or by the geometry and composition of the target asset.  Petritek 'first principles' approach quantifies the problem and the desired outcome before we propose a solution.

We build an answer for the question rather than hope that we can answer a question with existing outdated configurations.


Petritek invite you to see how we have already invented, innovated and educated our clients and partners as well as peers to realise the capabilities of existing technologies in isolation or as integrated applications.

Our expertise

Anthony O'Brien
Technology Director

Business Manager, owner and industry collaborator with 17 years experience gained through successfully applied entrepreneurial passions.



Senior Radiation Protection Advisor and company Technical Lead for management of radioactive sources and Naturally Occuring Radioactive Material. Expertise teaching Physics at university, astronomy at the Gemini observatory in Chile. Managing night-time operations of the advanced 8m telescope and advanced problem solving of these cutting edge scientific instruments.


Development in instrumentation targeted at the mining and petroleum industries, radiation safety & management.

Ashley Barker
R & D Director

Accomplished entrepreneur, innovator and enthusiast for the possibilities that science and technology can offer.


Developed and deployed a range of mining 'down-hole' instruments then joined forces with a university colleague, Mr Anthony O'Brien and created a technical consulting company specialising in the difficult and awkward problems faced by the resource sector.


The company flourished and many companies have spun out of the opportunities experienced in this venture. Including Radiation Professionals, ProbeLogic and more recently Petritek. Much of the technology  developed has become the industry standard and is used throughout the world. 

Colin Lynch
Business Development Director

Senior Management Executive, inventor and coach with 35 years experience in all facets of management, operations and business development in Australia and the UK within multi-site blue-chip and SME environments.


Experience across ICT, engineering services, maintenance/support services, integrated technologies, professional services, facilities management and business optimisation solutions within downstream and upstream oil & gas, on/off shore and subsea, as well as minerals mining and processing.

Strategic leadership and inventor of business development methodologies, previously established technology Business development consultancy.

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