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.

Laboratory Services

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


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.


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


23rd March 2020

To help prevent the spread of Covid-19, PETRIVA is currently not undertaking laboratory work. We are, however, still continuing to offer our other desk based consultancy services and the PETMiner software.

18th March 2020

Petriva staff publish paper on faults within carbonates: Faults in tight limestones and dolostones in San Vito lo Capo, Sicily, Italy: Internal architecture and petrophysical properties. By Ieva Kaminskaite, Quentin Fisher, and Emma Michie. Journal of Structural Geology Volume 132, March 2020, 103970.
Link to Article.

20th January 2020

Fault Seal Plugin development continues with release due Q2 2020

1st December 2019

Version 3.0 of PETMiner Software released

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