There's a new owner in town!  Canadian-based Husky Energy closed on their bid to buy the Calumet refinery in Superior.  The $435 million deal was finalized on Wednesday. According to company spokespeople, Husky expects to keep the current workforce - which numbers around 180 people.

With the deal, Husky Energy now will have the capacity to process approximately 390,000 barrels of oil a day.

As one of the larger employers in Superior, the refinery provides processing of raw product to produce asphalt, diesel, gasoline, and heavy fuel oils.  Husky expects to grow their asphalt division.

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