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Husky Energy reports $93M loss for Q2 as adjusted earnings miss estimates

Husky Energy is reporting a $93-million loss for its second quarter and just $10 million of adjusted earnings, well below analyst estimates.

Financial report comes as Saskatchewan government still mulling charges over last year's pipeline spill

A Husky Energy employee at Bolney/Celtic Oil Battery in the Lloydminster area of Saskatchewan. (Husky Energy)

Husky Energy is reporting a $93-million loss for its second quarter and just $10 million of adjusted earnings, well below analyst estimates.

The three months ended June 30 were also weaker than the first quarter, when Husky had $71 million of adjusted earnings.

Analysts had estimated Husky's adjusted earnings would improve to $80 million in the second quarter, according to Thomson Reuters data.

In last year's second quarter, Husky had a net loss of $196 million and a $91-million adjusted loss.

The financial report comes about a year after one of Husky's pipelines leaked near Maidstone, Sask., with about 40 per cent of the spill reaching the North Saskatchewan River.

Saskatchewan's Ministry of Justice said recently it was still reviewing Husky's response to the spill to decide whether charges should be laid.

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