Club Social Activities/ Helen Boyd - Oil from the Ocean Floor

Mon 4th October 2010 at 12.00 am - 2.00 am

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Members of Penrith Rotary Club found themselves in deep
water at the town's George Hotel on Monday, when their speaker, Helen Boyd,
explained the challenges and technical solutions in recovering oil and gas at
sea. This insight was made possible as Helen is the daughter of Rotarian and
Penrith resident Dick Boyd who introduced her to members. Helen qualified as a
civil engineer before progressing to specialise in offshore pipelines, work
that has taken her to many parts of the world whilst working on installations
at sea.

In explaining the pace of change in her industry Helen
painted a picture of constantly working at the limits of