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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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Oilfield Additives

Weighting Agents

Prince offers a range of high specific gravity weighting agents to meet varying density requirements.


These weighting agents can be used alone in high pressure situations or in combination with barite to reduce the total solids content in the drilling fluid at any given mud weight. Prince supplies both low and ultra-low abrasive weighting agent options for customers to reduce wear and tear on their equipment.

Weighting Agents – High Density:

  • Densfil® – High purity natural hematite; >4.9 SG
  • Densfil® UF – Ultrafine hematite; >4.9 SG
  • Densmax™ – Manganese tetroxide; micro fine particles, high density and acid soluble; >4.8 SG


  • Directional drilling / horizontal drilling
  • Extended reach wells
  • Managed pressure drilling environments
  • Deepwater environments with a limited hydraulic window
  • High-pressure, high-temperature (HPHT) wells
  • Conventional and unconventional drilling applications

Prince drilling fluid Weighting Agents, settling rates

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weighting agents densfil densfil UF densmax. A micromax alternative

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