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Prince is a world-class producer of engineered minerals and specialty chemicals for niche applications, adding value from source to solution.

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Prince’s expertise makes us a leading supplier for multiple performance-critical applications.

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Prince manufactures a wide range of engineered mineral and specialty chemical products to meet the needs of a variety of applications.

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Innovation is central to Prince’s business. From laboratory to customer process, innovation is about solving customer problems to deliver higher quality solutions ahead of the competition.

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Oilfield Additives

Shale & Fluid Loss Control Additives

Prince supplies specialty products designed to control fluid loss in sensitive formations and inhibit troublesome shales in both oil and water-based fluids. Prince’s products are high-performing solutions that can be adjusted to meet varying customer demands.

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Synthetic / Oil-based Products:

  • PRIMO® ASP – Economical 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 375° F
  • PRIMO® SSU – Modified asphalt for borehole stability and fluid loss control on OBM up to 325° 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
  • 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:

  • White Starch – Pre-gelatinized starch
  • CM Starch – Carboxymethyl starch stable up to 250° F
  • HP Starch – Hydroxypropyl 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

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