Shale & Fluid Loss Control Additives

Shale

Prince supplies specialty products designed to control fluid loss in sensitive formations and inhibit troublesome shales. For purchase orders or questions we encourage you to contact us.

Shale & Fluid Loss Control Additives


Synthetic / Oil-based Products

  • PRIMO® ASPEconomical natural asphaltite resin for borehole stability and fluid loss control up to 300° F
  • RD-472 Natural asphaltite resin for borehole stability and fluid loss control for use up to 325° F
  • PRIMO® ASP HT Natural asphaltite resin for borehole stability and fluid loss control for use up to 350° F
  • PRIMO® SSU Modified asphalt for borehole stability and fluid loss control on OBM up to 325° F
  • PRIMO® FIL HT 1 Polymeric filtration control additive for Diesel, Mineral Oil and IO up to 400 ° F
  • PRIMO® FIL HT 2 Polymeric filtration control additive for Diesel, Mineral Oil and IO up to 300° F
  • PRIMO® FIL HT 3 High performance polymeric filtration control additive for all base oils up to 400° F
  • PRIMO® FIL HT 4 – High performance polymeric filtration control additive for all base oils up to 500° F
  • Petro-Lig Economical organically-treated lignite for filtration control in OBM
  • Petro-Lig HT Amine-treated lignite for filtration control in OBM

Water-based Products

  • Yellow Starch – Economical pre-gelatinized starch
  • White Starch – Pre-gelatinized starch
  • Preserved Starch – Bacterially-stabilized pre-gelatinized starch
  • Potato Starch – Pre-gelatinized starch stable up to 250° F
  • CM Starch – Carboxymethyl starch stable up to 250° F
  • HP StarchHydroxypropyl starch stable up to 250° F
  • HT Starch – High temperature modified starch stable up to 275° F – 300° F
  • CMC HV and LV – Carboxymethyl cellulose for fluid loss control
  • PRIMO® PAC I HV and LV – Polyanionic cellulose that has a purity of >92%
  • PRIMO® PAC II HV and LV  Polyanionic cellulose that meets all API specifications
  • PRIMO® PAC HV and LV Liquid – Fast dispersing liquid suspension of PRIMO® PAC; 40% active by weight
  • SPA – Modified acrylic polymer for fluid loss control in monovalent brines up to 400° F
  • PRIMO® THERM – Synthetic polymer for fluid loss control in mono or divalent brines to >400° F
  • PRIMO® ASP HT+ – Water-dispersible natural asphaltite resin for borehole stability and fluid loss control in WBM
  • PRIMO® SST – Water-dispersible modified asphalt for borehole stability and fluid loss control in WBM
  • PRIMO® PHALT – Sulphonated asphalt product to stabilize shale and control fluid loss in WBM
  • PRIMO® PHALT K – Potassium-based sulfonated asphalt product
  • TS-2000 / TS 2500 – Proprietary premium sulfonated asphalt products
  • Liquid Sulfonated Asphalt – Liquid suspension of sulfonated asphalt
  • Liquid Asphaltite – Polyglycol suspension of asphaltite for fluid loss control and lubricity
  • Therma-Lig II – Resinated lignite for fluid loss control up to 350° F
  • PHPA DRY – Partially-hydrolyzed polyacrylamide for viscosity and clay inhibition in WBM
  • PHPA DRY LRD – Partially-hydrolyzed polyacrylamide for low viscosity and clay inhibition in WBM
  • PHPA Liquid – Liquid emulsion of partially-hydrolyzed polyacrylamide for viscosity and clay inhibition in WBM
  • Shale Control 55 – Liquid non-ionic encapsulating polymeric shale inhibitor
  • Shale Control F-1 – Dry non-ionic encapsulating polymeric shale inhibitor
  • KCI Substitute – Liquid clay hydration suppressant alternate to potassium chloride; weak binding
  • Liquid No-Swell Proprietary permanent liquid shale inhibitor; strong binding