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Historical Issues and Milestones

The first refining done in the Lloydminster area was at the Dina Field, about 30 miles south, along the Battle River in 1937.

1938 - 1942 - the Dina Refinery operated  Click here for photos and story of this early refinery.

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Tower at Husky Oil Refinery - 1947?

? - ?        - the Excelsior Refinery operated

1946 - 1947, the Husky Refinery was built.

1989 - 1992, the Bi-Provincial Upgrader was built.
Follow this link for details of the financing and technical arrangements for the upgrader
[from August 5, 1994 Press Release].