About Us


We are not Brokers, rather, we are a unique technical service provider allowing Oil & Gas producers and EPC’s to get the most of their inventory capital investments. Black Iron is the perfect compliment to EPC organizations assisting procurement teams to deliver superior results.

Black Iron is different. We approach each engineered product and application subjectively. We have the tools, resources and industry knowledge to properly asses market value. Black Iron uses industry and engineering subject matter experts to understand the product and gain access to the right buyer/seller pools. We use proven engineering principles to validate the product for its possible application.

Our process adds value to perspective buyers and sellers alike, helping them quickly source or understand available inventories, determine market value and ensure the product they are considering is going to be a fit for application. Whether buying or selling, Black Iron’s technical team will develop qualified opportunities and leverage access to local and international markets.

Black Iron Energy was formed in October of 2018 as an independent service provider for rotating equipment power generation and process solutions for Oil and Gas markets.
Our diverse team brings decades of experience and a passion for oil and gas. Our promise is a “can do” attitude. We pride ourselves at bringing complex, outside the box solutions to any situation.
Priority for customer service and prompt responsiveness is what you can expect working with Black Iron.
Our experts will find a unique and economical solution to your power, compression, or pump requirements. We have extensive inventories! Using global turbomachinery resources, we deliver quality rotating equipment. Our inventory of new, refurbished, or surplus equipment and generators can help lower capital costs, reduce schedule, and improve overall project economics. We provide warrantied solutions to a production need.
Black Iron uses a collaborative approach; working with your technical team to build the best approach and equipment solution for the application.
Black Iron has the right project team for the job.  Applications, Project Engineering, Design, Product Sourcing, installation, and more.
Our specialists include Solar Turbines and GE Turbines, Controls, and Overhaul/Parts solutions.
When you work with Black Iron, engineering is part of the purchase! Engineering services including controls, process, mechanical, electrical, integration & operations are part of our turn-key service.
The Black Iron “value add” approach ensures capital expenditure savings faster deliveries and the best solution for application.

Black Iron has Engineering experts.

  • Our equipment supply includes Engineering and Design at no extra cost.
  • We use a collaborative process, harnessing your own technical team, and needs to build the best approach and equipment solution for the application.
  • We’ll give you a fixed price quote for turn-key solutions.

Our solutions save you time and money.

  • Reduced lead times
  • Competitive and discounted pricing with extra services compared to the big box suppliers
  • Much higher level of service
  • Engineering and Design services included
  • Elimination of EPCM
  • New Surplus and Overhauled equipment get you a lower capital expenditure with the same production.

Scott French

Scott is co-founder of Black Iron and CEO. Scott is a Journeyman Millwright with 20 years of rotating and process equipment experience with a variety of major oil and gas companies. During his experience in the field, Scott was involved with facility construction, consulting and a variety of positions overseeing major oil and gas projects. Scott most recently managed a successful parts and service business who, under Scott’s management, revenue doubled annually. It was during this time Scott was exposed to the surplus equipment market where he saw a new opportunity. Scott’s industry experience and entrepreneurial spirit lead him to co-found Black Iron and raise the bar on equipment and service delivery to our great industry.

Steve Zerr

Steve, is co-founder and COO of Black Iron. Steve is an Engineering Technologist and Project Management professional who brings progressive experience within rotating equipment packaging, retrofit and field services fields. Through his career, he has held positions with Enerflex, Brahma, NGC and Bidell where he gained extensive experience in applications engineering, manufacturing/field project design, management. Career highlights include development of a retrofit and field construction program in 2014 which grew to a 20MM/year revenue business. While managing the retrofit and field activities, Steve realized the opportunity for a new type of equipment and service provider. Steve’s keen business sense and vision for a customer focused full service equipment and services provider led him to co-found his own company, Black Iron Energy.

Kimberley Zerr

Kimberley Zerr is our Manager of Operations/HSE. She brings with her over 15 years’ experience in business management activities and human resources oversight, including all aspects of the human resources functions. Kimberley was employed at a large EPC company as a Senior Recruiter where she was responsible for domestic and international full cycle recruiting. Most recently she was the HR Manager for a small oilfield supply company with headquarters in the United States. There, she was responsible for all aspects of Human Resources including operations management. Kimberley’s broad business experience allowed her to successfully manage several roles including Health and Safety program development, implementation and management, recruiting, terminations, contracts, benefit management, employee relations, and US/Canadian labor laws. At Black Iron, Kimberley is involved in many areas of the business such as finance/accounting, marketing and sales leads, customer service, transportation, planning, as well as strategies and goals for the upcoming fiscal quarter/year.