A new reservoir simulator bringing innovative solutions to reservoir engineering problems.


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  • Massively Parallel
  • Multiple Realizations
  • Scripting
  • History Matching
  • Unconventionals
  • Development Optimization
  • Shale Oil
  • Sensitivities
  • Hydraulic Fracturing
  • Optimization under Uncertainty
  • Compositional
  • Discretized Wells
  • Surface Network ⊗
  • One license


⊗ Under Development

Ridgeway Kite was formed in 2013 by a group of experienced reservoir simulation developers with the aim of improving and simplifying reservoir simulation software and the service provided. With the release of 6X, Ridgeway Kite aims to increase productivity of engineers.


Ridgeway Kite strives to work closely with clients, understand the engineering and geological complexity in their models, to improve workflows and to create innovative functionality in 6X.


Ridgeway Kite has formed Technology Partnerships where collaborative R&D on specific domain themes have produced new, advanced solutions for our partners.

Technology Partnerships

Ridgeway Kite Technology Partnerships offer the following benefits:

  • Synergistic & long term relationship
  • Collaborative R&D
  • Domain/theme focus
  • Focus on solving partners’ problems/models
  • Priority simulator development
  • Priority support and problem solving
  • Regular meetings, workshops and visits
  • Improved access to licenses

Keep up to date with Ridgeway Kite

RKS @ SPE RSC / 5th April 2019

Tommy Miller & Gareth Shaw will be attending the SPE Reservoir Simulation Conference in Galveston on 10th & 11th April 2019. Please ask us about new developments in 6X.

6X at 2018 SPE ATCE in Dallas / 11th September 2018

Ridgeway Kite will share a booth (#1435) with Nitec and Digital Formation at the SPE ATCE in Dallas, Texas from 24th to 26th September 2018. Tommy Miller, Chet Ozgen, Bill Baksi, Gareth Shaw & Peter Forster will be in attendance. Come and see the new developments in 6X.

See 6X at UrTec 2018 / 20th June 2018

Ridgeway Kite will share a booth (#2609) with Nitec and Digital Formation at the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference in Houston, Texas from 23rd to 25th July 2018. Tommy Miller, Chet Ozgen, Bill Baksi & Peter Forster will be in attendance.

Bill Baksi joins RKS / 1st January 2018

Bill Baksi joins RKS as Sales & Marketing Manager, based in Houston. Bill has over 30 years experience in strategic marketing, sales and business development for software products and services in the O&G industry.