BP Enters Canadian Oil Sands with Husky Energy

BP announced today that it is moving into the Canadian oil sands by acquiring a half-share in the Sunrise field in Alberta operated by Husky Energy. At the same time Husky will acquire a half share in BP’s Toledo oil refinery in Ohio, US, between them forming an integrated North American oil sands business. Two independent 50/50 joint ventures will be formed from the equally valued assets to own and develop the businesses.