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FOR: HUSKY ENERGY INC.

TSX SYMBOL:
 HSE

Husky Expresses Sympathy to the Families of the Crew & Contractors

Mar 13, 2009 - 06:30 ET

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR--(Marketwire - March 13, 2009) - Mr. John C.S. Lau, President & Chief Executive Officer and all Husky employees wish to express their deepest sympathy to those who lost relatives and friends in the March 12  helicopter incident, offshore Newfoundland, Canada.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of those who have been lost in this tragic event," Mr. Lau said. "Together with the people of Newfoundland and Labrador, we mourn this loss." 

Husky personnel and counselors have been in St. John's, Newfoundland, providing support to the families. The Company will continue to cooperate with the multi-agency and the Transportation Safety Board's recovery effort that is now underway.

Husky appreciates and acknowledges the efforts of the people and agencies involved in the search and rescue response.




FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Husky Energy Inc.
Graham White
Corporate Communications
(403) 298-7088
or
Husky Energy Inc.
Margaret Allan
Manager, Administration & Regulatory Affairs
(709) 724-3981