Featured Events


10th - 12th October, 2017
International Meeting of Sedimentology (IMS) Toulouse, France

Dr. Remco Groenenberg will be presenting “A hybrid approach to facies modeling: combining object modeling with
plurigaussian simulation (PGS) based on a hierarchical fluvial analogue database”


The SR4 poster session is scheduled for Thursday, October 12th between 2.30 and 4 pm in hall “Caravelle”,
immediately after the keynote presentation from Paul Wignall (for the full schedule). 

15th - 18th October, 2017

AAPG International Conference and Exhibition

London, United Kingdom

Visit our stand #405 to learn how to apply geological analogues to your reservoir modelling or register for a demo
of Ava Clastics during the show.

Don't miss our poster presentations:
Alwin ten Hove, MsC will present "Quantifying uncertainties around Net Rock Volume: applications of analogue informed facies models."
Dr. Sarah Cobain will present "Size isn't everything: predicting clastic injectites at stratigraphic traps using appropriate analogues."

Press Releases

October 10, 2017

PDS Expands Ava Clastics SaaS Product to Incorporate Shallow-Marine Analogue Database
Ava® Clastics sedimentology and analogue database software now includes access to the
Shallow-Marine Architecture Knowledge Store (SMAKS), a new sedimentary analogue database
created by world-leading researchers at the University of Leeds.

April 4, 2017

Petrotechnical Data Systems Expands Collaboration Agreement with the University of Leeds
Petrotechnical Data Systems (PDS) announced today the expansion of their collaboration agreement with the
University of Leeds to support joint technology development. PDS have acquired exclusive rights to commercialise
two sedimentary analogue databases, the ShallowMarine Architecture Knowledge Store (SMAKS) and
the Deep-Marine Knowledge Transfer System (DMAKS).

April 3, 2017

Petrotechnical Data Systems Introduces Ava Clastics
Petrotechnical Data Systems (PDS) announced today during the AAPG Annual Conference and Exhibition held in
Houston, Texas, the commercial availability of Ava® Clastics analogue database and clastic sedimentology software.

June 24, 2016

Petrotechnical Data Systems Partners with the University of Leeds to Commercialise FAKTS Database
Petrotechnical Data Systems today announced its partnership with the Fluvial Research Group at the University of Leeds,
to bring to market reservoir modelling technology that utilises the unique capabilities of the FAKTS database to ensure
realistic geological architectures are correctly represented.