Husky Energy Pipeline Leaks Oil into North Saskatchewan River

Reuters, July 22, 2016

A pipeline owned and operated by Husky Energy has ruptured and leaked approximately 1,500 barrels of heavy crude oil into the North Sakatchewan River according to Canadian officials. The line is part of Husky's Saskatchewan Gathering System that runs from Husky's heavy oil operations east of Lloydminster to the company's facilities in that city, where the oil is upgraded, used in asphalt or shipped on to the oil sands hub of Hardisty, Alberta. Husky announced it has shut and isolated the pipeline and has dispatched crews to clean-up the spill.

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