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FOR: HUSKY ENERGY INC.

TSX SYMBOL:
 HSE

Husky Appoints Chief Financial Officer

Apr 03, 2006 - 11:59 ET

CALGARY--(CCNMatthews - April 3) - Mr. John C.S. Lau, President & Chief Executive Officer, Husky Energy Inc., is pleased to announce the appointment of Doug Fraser as Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, of Husky Oil Operations Limited. "Mr. Fraser is an experienced financial executive with extensive oil and gas knowledge," said Mr. Lau.

Prior to his appointment with Husky, Mr. Fraser held several positions with other Canadian integrated companies in senior financial positions, most recently with Petro-Canada.

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.



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