Terranta is a software and consulting company that is committed to bring Mineral Systems Modeling technology to your mineral exploration projects. The team behind Terranta has over 80 years of combined experience in developing Petroleum Systems Modeling software. We are now bringing this successful technological and philosophical approach to mineral exploration: Test your mineral systems analysis for consistency and effectiveness to reduce risk and uncertainties for your exploration projects. Invest with more confidence.


Daniel Palmowski

-Geologist (PhD)

-Basin Analyst/Modeler

-17yrs projects experience


Adrian Kleine

-Physicist (PhD)

-Numerical Specialist

-12yrs product development

Thomas Hantschel

-Physicist (PhD)

-Modeling Scientist

-30yrs product development

Daniel Palmowski

Director Business Development
Daniel’s main expertise lies in describing and simplifying complex geological relationships and developing fit-for-purpose project solutions. He is an expert for the implementation of geological concepts into dynamic models that describe the geological processes. He comes with over 15 years of experience in Petroleum Systems Modeling as a project geologist, as a product manager, and in business development. As a product manager, Daniel was responsible for the customer-oriented design and product developments of PetroMod®.
Adrian Kleine
Director Technology

Adrian has more than 10 years of experience in product development of geoscientific software applications. His expertise is wide-ranging: from numerical modeling of geological processes, to geochemistry, high performance computing, software development and software architecture, cloud computing and software project management.

Thomas Hantschel
Managing Director

Thomas is a physicist with 30 years of experience in the numerical simulation of geothermal, geophysical, geomechanical, and fluid transport processes. For over 20 years, he led the product development of the world’s leading simulation software for Petroleum Systems Modeling, PetroMod®, which has been used by over 100 companies worldwide to successfully explore new oil and gas fields. He managed IES GmbH for over 20 years as Managing Director and, after its sale, the branch of Schlumberger GmbH with 40-60 employees. Thomas is the co-author of the book “Fundamentals of Basin and Petroleum Systems Modeling”.

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