Husky Energy Inc.

Husky Energy Inc.

October 11, 2007 12:25 ET

Husky Confirms Death on SeaRose FPSO

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR--(Marketwire - Oct. 11, 2007) - Husky Energy Inc. (TSX:HSE) confirms the death of a 34-year old man on board the SeaRose FPSO, located at the White Rose oil field 350 kilometres offshore Newfoundland and Labrador.

The Husky employee was found in his cabin Wednesday evening after he failed to report for his scheduled shift. Husky released this news consistent with our standard procedures. The RCMP attended the SeaRose FPSO to conduct an investigation into the incident. An autopsy confirmed that the death was due to natural causes.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this very difficult time, and we will work closely with them to ensure they are receiving the support they may require," said Ruud Zoon, Husky's Vice President of East Coast Operations. "I would like to extend my personal condolences, and those of the entire Husky organization to the family."

A grief counsellor and an offshore chaplain have also been sent to the SeaRose FPSO to provide assistance to the crew. The next of kin has been notified.

Husky Energy is a Canadian based, integrated energy and energy-related company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. Husky Energy is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol HSE.

Contact Information

  • Husky Energy Inc. - St. John's
    Margaret Allan
    Manager, Administration & Regulatory Affairs
    (709) 724-3981
    Husky Energy Inc. - Calgary
    Tanis Thacker
    Manager, Investor Relations
    (403) 298-6747