RDR, Roxar team on deformation R&D

Research group to offer structural modeling component to Irap RMS reservoir modeling tool.

Roxar and UK-based Rock Deformation Research Ltd. (RDR) are to cooperate on the development of new structural analysis software. The agreement involves the incorporation of RDR structural and fluid flow analysis into Roxar’s flagship modeling tool—Irap Reservoir Modeling Solution (RMS).

Sales agreement

Roxar will also partner with RDR on technology integration with the aim of bringing jointly developed structural analysis products to market. The companies are working to extend Roxar’s fault seal module with RDR’s techniques.


Rock Deformation Research (RDR), is a group of geoscientists and fluid flow experts led by Professor Knipe of Leeds University School of Earth and Environment. RDR has consulted for most oil and gas majors.

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