Behind The Scenes

Behind the Ava Clastics is a team of geoscientists and developers that have a long history of working in the E&P industry creating cutting-edge technology. Meet the experts who brought you Ava Clastics.
Viki O Connor

Simon Lomas, Ava Clastics Product Manager

Simon is a petroleum geologist with 25 years of wide-ranging practical geoscience experience on all seven continents. Simon's technical background is in sedimentology and structural geology, with a PhD in the geology of the Western Alps. He has worked as an Antarctic researcher, a lecturer at Aberdeen University, and held multiple positions at Baker Hughes, Woodside Energy, Shell (BG Group), and worked as an independent consultant.

About PDS Group

In the corridors of our offices you’ll find ingenuity and grit behind friendly faces. Our team has been on the cutting-edge of research and technology development, helping oil and gas professionals scale new heights of technical and operational excellence.

With more than 25 years of experience transforming great science into great technology, we know a thing or two about what geoscientists need at their workplace, and how to deliver commercial software. 

About PDS Ava

PDS Ava is the home of targeted technologies which address known geomodelling workflow problems.
Our team of experienced software engineers and skilled geologists, allows us to build software, which complements existing platforms, while providing solutions that are repeatable, auditable and time-efficient.

Advancing Technology Adoption Through Partnership

Bridging the gap between academia and industry to get excellent technology commercially deployed is a big undertaking. It’s here in this niche where you’ll find PDS Group. We strive to work with organisations in the public and private sector who need support bringing new technology into the market. We work with their teams to augment the technology making it intuitive, accessible and commercially viable for the industries they serve. This wouldn’t be possible without strategic partnerships and collaboration.

A few of our partners for Ava Clastics include:
University of Leeds