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We improve the sustainability and productivity of the world’s georesources industries by strengthening our clients’ commercial and environmental operations. We do so by transforming the relationship between technological excellence and cost performance, while maintaining a relentless focus on safety and service quality.

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Hard Rock Mining

Hard Rock Mining

Around the world, as ore deposits in the shallow vadose zone are depleted, mining companies are having to extract ore below the water table, where moisture content of the ore is much greater. This rise impacts each area of the value chain, from resource valuation, design of crusher plants and blending for final shipping. Therefore, there is a strong business case for understanding in situ ore moisture content, specific yield, specific retention, dry bulk density and matrix density.

Solution Mining

Solution Mining

Solution mining is the extraction of useful minerals naturally dissolved in brine. Commercial brines include shallow brines beneath saline or dry lakes and deep brines from sedimentary basins. Brines are important sources of potash, lithium, copper and other heavier metals and industrial salts. Hydrogeology plays a critical role in determining the economic viability and shaping development strategy of brine-mining operations.

Coal Seam Gas

Coal Seam Gas

The responsible and efficient development of natural gas, from coal, requires innovative technical solutions, delivered in high volume, at an affordable price.

Coal Mining

Coal Mining

Coal plays an important role as the primary source of energy for the generation of electricity worldwide. However, the coalification process that converts plant matter to fuel also produces methane and carbon dioxide gases, so the depositional process can leave the coal cleat structure and surrounding formations filled with water. Safe extraction of the coal requires advance knowledge of coal gas content, water filled porosity and system permeability because these will be used to guide water and gas pre-drainage strategies.

Onshore Oil & Gas

Onshore Oil & Gas

Robust, rugged and reliable monitoring tools to successfully characterise hydrocarbon resources and optimise development strategies.

Groundwater

Groundwater

Because of dwindling groundwater supplies through population growth and industrial expansion, hydrogeology now plays a critical role in protecting and managing this vital resource.

About Us

Qteq Pty Ltd was founded on the premise that technical and commercial innovation successfully underpins sustainable, responsible georesources development.

We understand that achieving efficient georesources exploration and production, while protecting the environment, has become a highly technical, highly important activity.

That’s why we focus on innovation to provide essential insights on a real-time basis for our georesources clients. We know that having this data at their fingertips helps our clients increase safety, reduce environmental impact and enhance their social licence to operate.

Our highly experienced Qteq team has inherited a strong reputation for supplying reliable technical solutions for monitoring georesources production.

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Latest News

Qteq expansion continues with 2 more acquisitions

Qteq clients will soon have access to a series of new, innovative measurement sensors and systems to provide borehole data, after the business agreed to acquire Perth-based subsurface data logging company Surtech Systems Pty Ltd. Qteq also agreed

Qteq announces new well integrity testing service

Georesources technology company Qteq Pty Ltd announced this week that its new TestPaq well integrity testing service is now commercially available for the coal seam gas and groundwater industries. TestPaq makes it possible to verify seal integrity

Brothers Netball Club shoots goals with new sponsor

Toowoomba georesources technology company Qteq is giving $3,000 in sponsorship to Toowoomba’s local girls netball club – Brothers Netball Club (previously Amazons Netball Club). Qteq Operations Manager Adam Fitz-Henry said they

Qteq announces further strategic expansion

Georesources technology company Qteq has appointed a seasoned specialist to drive rapid sales growth in its groundwater monitoring portfolio. Stuart McCulloch joins Qteq as Chief Business Development Officer, focussed on the business’s

“To lead change in georesources industries through technical and commercial innovations that protect the environment and enhance our clients’ social licence to operate.”