Husky pioneered the production of heavy oil in Western Canada. The Company has transformed this business with a focus on thermal technologies to further tap into the significant resource in place.

Lloyd Thermal Projects

The majority of Husky’s heavy oil assets are located in the Lloydminster region of Saskatchewan and Alberta.

The Company uses repeatable, modular construction templates to build its Lloyd thermal projects. Eleven projects are now producing, including the Dee Valley development which came online in 2019, adding 10,000 bbls/day of production.

Construction is underway at the 10,000 bbls/day Spruce Lake Central, Spruce Lake North and Spruce Lake East Lloyd thermal bitumen projects, which are scheduled for startup in 2020 and 2021. Regulatory approval has been received for the Edam Central project, with first production expected in 2022.

The Company also uses cold heavy oil production with sand (CHOPS) methods in its heavy oil operations.

Tucker Thermal Project

Tucker is located about 30 kilometres northwest of Cold Lake, Alberta. It achieved 30,000 bbls/day in October 2018.

Sunrise Energy Project

Sunrise, located 60 kilometres northeast of Fort McMurray, Alberta, achieved 60,000 bbls/day in December 2018.

Husky operates Sunrise and its partner operates the jointly-owned BP-Husky Toledo Refinery near Toledo, Ohio, where bitumen from Sunrise is processed.