Software and consultancy services for the petroleum industry.

Petriva is a spin-out company from the University of Leeds that provides visual data analysis and data mining software, consultancy services and training for the petroleum industry.


Visual data analysis and data mining software aimed at integrating petrophysical property and image data from core and cuttings.

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Laboratory Services

PETRIVA offers a range of services for analysis of core and cuttings in both conventional and unconventional exploration and development settings.

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Expertise includes fault and top seal analysis, reservoir quality assessment, microstructural analysis, routine and special core analysis of conventional and unconventional reservoirs. We also specialise in Data QC, database building, and visualization.

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Specialist training offered in Fault and Top Seal analysis, Unconventional petrophysics and use of the PETMiner software.

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1st December 2020

Our PETMiner Fault seal plugin is going through final bug checks before release. Watch this space for an overview of the new functionality.  

30th November 2020

Petriva is undertaking limited laboratory work following a hiatus due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The team is active carrying out desk based consultancy services and developing our PETMiner software. Contact us (link)for further information.

10th November 2020

Have a look at the latest paper to be published by Emma Michie as part of the CARBFAULT project, a Joint Industry Project collaboration between the University of Leeds, Petriva Ltd. and Badley Geoscience Ltd. This paper summarizes key findings from Phase 1 of the Joint Industry Project, detailing advances in improving our understanding of the hydraulic behaviour of faults in carbonate reservoirs: Link to article here.

CARBFAULT:  Phase II Joint Industry Project launched. More information here.
PETGAS:  Phase IV launched. More information here.