About

Palladin Associates is a leading provider of consulting services specializing in safety and regulatory compliance. Our experienced team is dedicated to helping you navigate complex regulations and avoiding costly fines and damage to reputation. We offer customized compliance and training programs designed to meet your unique needs and goals, ensuring your organization meets the standards set by regulatory agencies.

Our expertise in radioactive, explosive, and hazardous materials, as well as occupational safety, health, and environmental protection, benefits businesses in any sector. We prioritize building lasting relationships with our clients through clear communication and collaboration. Our safety specialists have decades of experience in the field, guaranteeing timely and quality services.

Our extensive experience working with regulatory agencies across diverse geographic regions includes Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North and South Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, West Virginia, and Wyoming, ensures that you receive the highest quality of service.

At Palladin Associates, we are committed to helping businesses boost their bottom line by ensuring compliance with all necessary regulatory requirements. 

Our team

  Palladin Associates, LLC

George Doggett

President

Introducing George Doggett,  an oil & gas industry professional certified to educate, train, and assist clients with the complexities of radiation and explosives safety compliance for offshore and onshore operations. George has served as a corporate quality and health, safety, and environmental (HSE) professional in varying capacities since he entered wireline operations over 40 years ago. His roles have included Vice-President for Corporate Compliance; Corporate Radiation Safety Officer; Senior Director of QHSE Drilling and Completions; Corporate Director of Explosives, Radiation, and Offshore Safety; and North American HSE Manger.

Through his time in these roles, he has helped companies achieve local, state, and federal regulatory compliance and target goal-zero safety management programs through incident investigations, procedure development and standardization of safety reporting, client-aligned safety training, and implementation of corrective actions.

George’s years of field service experience qualifies his understanding of cased-hole wireline operations and equipment maintenance (subsurface and surface), including activities surrounding high pressure control expertise for offshore and land. His priority has always been the safety of his team and his clients while understanding and thoroughly implementing reliable measures to address business obligations for his clients’ wellsite operations.

George has previously been authorized by the NRC and Louisiana and is currently recognized by the Texas Department of State Health Services, Industrial Licensing Program, Radiation Section to provide 24-hour well logging supervisor training. He has previously been certified by the Louisiana State Police to provide a 16-hour explosive safety certification course that he prepared and developed for the authorized use of oilfield explosives.George is currently pursuing recertification to offer this training again.

George is a specialist in developing, writing, and training teams on procedures and safety programs for radiation, explosives, transportation of hazmat, security, and well pressure control. His strengths are:

  • Navigating safety, environmental, and transportation regulatory requirements for management and maintenance of radiation and explosives, including field knowledge of equipment and product line safety.
  • Assisting companies with compliance and acquisition of permits/licenses from multiple agencies such as: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF); Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC); Department of Homeland Security (DHS); and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (DOT-PHMSA) as well as the many State Agencies enumerated above.
  • Preparing companies for regulatory agency inspections.

Thomas Francis

Associate

Introducing Thomas Francis, a valuable asset to our team with over 15 years of extensive experience in the energy sector, specializing in explosives, radiation, and hazardous material transportation safety. Thomas has held notable positions in the past, such as Director of QHSE Wireline Services and Corporate Radiation and Explosive Safety Officer.

Thomas is an exceptional communicator and collaborator, who fosters a culture of safety among technical, operational, and safety teams. Under his leadership, he has successfully developed and implemented comprehensive safety management systems and policies, conducting regular safety meetings with management teams to review and discuss safety objectives, and ensuring strict adherence to regulatory standards.

Apart from his extensive experience in the oil and gas industry, Thomas is also an eLearning Content Developer and Safety Instructor at Crossflow Learning, known for his engaging and interactive eLearning safety courses.

As a Certified Safety Professional, Thomas is well-equipped to provide exceptional consultation services, conduct thorough audits and inspections, and deliver effective training to our clients.