Peter and Robyn in 2010, with former Queensland Premier Anna Blythe, at the awarding of the Lewis G. Weeks Gold Medal by the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association for their contribution to the exploration industry in Australia.
Peter and Robyn Purcell are geologists in Perth, Western Australia, working in their petroleum exploration consultancy, P&R Geological Consultants Pty Ltd.
P&R has operated since 1980, working in Australia, Africa, Oceania, and SE Asia.
P&R has provided a wide range of exploration and project management services for the petroleum exploration industry, with a specialty niche as adviser and facilitator for companies exploring in Western Australia and East Africa.
P&R also provides palynological age-dating services, specializing in Triassic and Paleozoic sequences.