Husky Energy says it may sell 500 retail operations and Prince George refinery

Husky Energy Inc. says it is looking at getting out of retailing fuels to consumers after 80 years in the business.The Calgary-based oilsands producer says it is launching a strategic review that could result in it selling its Canadian retail and commercial fuels business and its small Prince George, B.C., refinery.It says it prefers to focus on its integrated corridor of upstream and downstream assets in Alberta, Saskatchewan and the U.S. Midwest as well as offshore businesses in Atlantic Canada and the Asia Pacific region, adding the decision is not related to its offer that expires next week to buy oilsands rival MEG Energy Corp.READ MORE: Husky Energy’s hostile takeover bid for MEG Energy now expected to succeed as proposedWatch below: Some videos from Global News’ coverage of the oil industry.Deloitte resource evaluation and advisory forecast: Canadian oil prices expected to improve in 2019