Husky Energy News

Minnesota City Seeking Study of Toxic Chemical After Refinery Blast

City leaders in Duluth, Minnesota, are taking steps to ensure that residents will be safe following the upcoming reconstruction of a refinery that exploded in neighboring Superior, Wisconsin. The Husky Energy oil refinery in Superior was rocked last April by …

Wisconsin Explosion Prompts Call for Updates to Chemical Study

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board wants federal regulators to re-examine a 1993 study on hydrofluoric acid after an explosion at a Superior oil refinery last year. The board sent a letter Wednesday to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency asking the …

Despite Explosion, Company Will Keep Using Toxic Chemical at Wisconsin Refinery

Husky Energy said that it will invest more than $400 million to rebuild its oil refinery in Superior, Wisconsin, and will continue its use of a highly toxic chemical that raised fears in the community after an explosion at the …

Wisconsin Refinery Damaged by Explosion, Fire Expects 2020 Restart

A Wisconsin refinery damaged by an explosion and fire earlier this year is not expected to resume operations until 2020. WDIO-TV reports Canada-based Husky Energy said in its second-quarter earnings statement Thursday that the refinery in Superior, Wisconsin, is not …

Wisconsin Oil Refinery Fire Injures at Least 15

An explosion at Husky Energy’s refinery in Superior, Wisconsin, caused a fire that burned for several hours on Thursday and sent smoke billowing into the air, prompting the evacuation of thousands of residents, officials said. Local media said at least …

Alberta Wildfires Set to Veer from Oil Sands Operations, Spreading More Slowly

Wildfires raging through Alberta are set to move away from the main oil-sands facilities north of Fort McMurray after knocking out an estimated 1 million barrels of production from Canada’s energy hub. A cold front scheduled to pass through the …

No Contamination Detected after Ohio Refinery Explosion

No dangerous contaminants were released into the air by an explosion at an oil refinery that was felt 10 miles away and sparked a fire that burned for more than 14 hours, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency said. Testing was …