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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

Viscosifier Additives

Prince engineers viscosifiers for both water-based and oil-based drilling systems.

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Our oil-based viscosifiers are high-quality organoclay additives and rheology modifiers. Prince’s water-based viscosifier additives are based on the unique properties of cellulosic and biopolymer chemistry which aids in cuttings removal and carrying capacity.

Synthetic / Oil-based Products:

  • PRIMO® GEL OBM 1 – Organoclay for suspension in OBM/SBM
  • PRIMO® GEL OBM 3 – Fast yielding organoclay for suspension in OBM/SBM
  • PRIMO® GEL OBM 4 – Organoclay for low end suspension w/o viscosity
  • PRIMO® GEL OBM PLUS – Premium, fast yielding wet-processed clay for OBM/SBM
  • Oil Viscosifier – Liquid low shear polymeric viscosifier for OBM/SBM
  • Rheology Modifier LE – Liquid low shear dimer viscosifier for OBM/SBM
  • DRM – Dry low end rheology modifier

Water-based Products:

  • PRIMO® XAN D – Dispersible grade of xanthan gum that meets or exceeds API specifications
  • PRIMO® XAN – Non-dispersible grade of xanthan gum that meets or exceeds API specifications
  • PRIMO® XAN L – Fast dispersing liquid xanthan gum in paraffinic carrier; 45% xanthan gum by weight (3.75 lb. xanthan per gal.)
  • PRIMO® XAN LG – Liquid xanthan gum in glycol ether carrier; 40% xanthan gum by weight (3.85 lb. xanthan per gal.)
  • PRIMO® XAN LG-C – Liquid clarified xanthan gum in glycol ether carrier; 40% clarified xanthan gum by weight (3.85 lb. xanthan per gal.)
  • HEC HV – High viscosity hydroxyethyl cellulose polymer
  • HEC L – Fast dispersing high viscosity HEC polymer in paraffinic carrier; 35% HEC by weight
  • HEC LG35 – High viscosity HEC polymer in glycol ether carrier; 35% by weight
  • HEC LG40 – High viscosity HEC polymer in glycol ether carrier; 40% by weight

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