Company Overview

With a large fleet of state-of-the-art drill rig suites, Pentium Hydro is a dedicated hydrogeological and dewatering drilling business.

A strong commitment to safety and industry best practice are core values at Pentium and this is reflected in our people, our equipment and in how we operate.

With extensive industry experience, coupled with the best people and equipment in the business, we understand what you need and how to get the results you want. We recognise that individual clients have individual needs and we possess the ability to tailor our services and equipment to meet those needs.

Key People


Managing Director

Sheldon is a drilling industry professional with over 30-years national and international experience. He started his career as a Drillers Offsider in 1986 and has held many differing roles over the years which include field based, operational, senior management, executive management and company ownership.

Sheldon’s international experience extends from South East Asia to the Middle East and West Africa. In 2004 he co-founded and was the Managing Director of SBD Drilling, a Perth based exploration drilling company with successful operations in Australia and West Africa, before selling in July 2011.

More recently Sheldon was General Manager of Easternwell Minerals (a subsidiary of Broadspectrum), a position he held for 6-years.


General Manager – Operations

Colin is a drilling professional with over 30-years drilling experience, with more than 15-years in senior operational and leadership roles. This includes significant Dual Rotary experience across Australia servicing Tier1 and Tier2 Operators. He holds the following qualifications and memberships: Water Well Drillers Certificate Class 2, Member of Australian Drilling Industry Association, Cert 4 Trainer Assessor and Cert 4 Drilling Diploma Management.


Commercial Manager

Toby has 21 years’ experience in the water drilling industry in the UK and Australia, the last 10 of which completed in senior operational and leadership management roles undertaking large water well drilling programs for a wide range of clients across the Pilbara and Goldfields regions of WA.

Toby holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Geography (BSc.) and a Master’s degree in Water Resources Engineering, Technology and Management (MSc.).


Manager HSEQ&T

Quentin is a successful Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) professional with 12 years’ experience, which 10 years have been at a Management Level. Throughout this time he has gained a vast amount of experience in HSE and Quality systems, Risk Management and Mitigation. He has supported the Health, Safety, Environmental, Quality and Training function on numerous Tier 1 and 2 Operations, particularly in relation to Water Well and Exploration Drilling.

Quentin holds a Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (GCertOHS), Diploma Business and a Cert IV Trainer Assessor. He is a Member of the Australian Institute of Health and Safety (AIHS) and is currently working to achieve certification with them.

About the Parent Company Vysarn Limited

Pentium Hydro Pty Ltd is wholly owned subsidiary of Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) listed Vysarn Limited.