Discovery Drilling

ABN 98 438 753 241

Discovery Drilling can provide the full service for exploration, from site preparation, drilling process through to site rehabilitation and grouting.


About us

Discovery Drilling is an owner operated business that was established in 2006 by Brian Janz (Shaker), with 20 years of experience in the exploration industry and as the Managing Director/Operator, Brian aims to give a personalised service at all times.


Based at Linthorpe on the Darling Downs, we have the ability to work at locations Australia wide no matter how remote.


Being an owner operator means Discovery Drilling takes great pride in the equipment and services it provides to its valued clients.


We operate with a 1500 Gardner Denver Rotary Rig, truck mounted with an auxiliary truck servicing an air compressor, diesel storage, water storage and casing carrying capabilities. Our drilling capabilities include PDC, blade and hammer drilling with a range of conventional coring from HMLC to 8 inch. Other specialities include water well drilling and servicing, water monitoring holes and hole rehabilitation.


We can provide the full service for exploration from site preparation, drilling process, through to site rehabilitation and grouting.


During his experience in the industry Brian has worked his way to a Diploma in drilling as well as being a registered trainer and assessor with the ADITC. We always aim to provide competent and motivated personnel to meet our client’s requirements with safety as our highest priority.


During his 20 years of experience, Brian has acquired a vast knowledge of the Surat, Bowen and Galilee Coal Basins and would compare his knowledge with the best in the industry. When looking for the most competent drilling contractor in his field, you won’t find better than Discovery Drilling for performance and safety.