Schlumberger Acquires Rock Deformation Research Ltd

April 1, 2014

Schlumberger has acquired Rock Deformation Research (RDR), a UK-based company specialized in geological software development and structural geology consultancy for the oil and gas industry.

By integrating with the Petrel E&P software platform and Studio E&P knowledge environment, RDR’s Structural and Fault Analysis module provides users with tools to reduce risk and quantify uncertainty, while Studio Advisor enables Petrel platform users in process standardization and competency development.


Core software product development and consulting services will continue to be in Leeds, UK, where most of the approximately 40 RDR employees are based.

Source: Schlumberger