About Ironline

Ironline wants to be your competitive advantage in the Canadian gas compression industry. Ironline has compression solutions to support your business. With a commitment to doing it right the first time, our services can be aligned to meet the individual requirements of your business, no matter how complex or challenging.

Looking to the future, we see Ironline as well positioned. Our capabilities are built upon the strength of our people’s experience and expertise; supported by world-class OEM products; and the availability of a large gas compression fleet for your business needs. Our vision is to provide you with unmatched customer service.

Driven by our core values to earn your trust; who we are, what we value, and how we do things, sets us apart.

Who We Are

At Ironline Compression, we understand the needs of a challenging and evolving industry. With over 70 years of experience in the Canadian energy sector, we provide you with unmatched experience and expertise in the gas compression market. We have the capabilities and vision to safely deliver quality products, services and solutions – on time and on budget.
This is our commitment.

We strive to build long-term relationships by creating value for our customers and shareholders. This can only be achieved through the dedication and pride of our employees, suppliers and contractors. We strive to be a part of your success.

We understand you have a choice; we will do everything in our power to preserve your trust in doing business with Ironline.

Tim Kelley
President and CEO
Ironline Compression

1940 – James Barber incorporated his new company, Barber Industries.

1991 – Cherco Compressors Ltd. through its parent company Enterra, bought the fabrication division of Barber Industries. Operations became Cherco-Barber Ltd., an Enterra Compression Company.

1995 – Weatherford International Inc. and Enterra merged to form Weatherford Enterra Inc.

1998 – Weatherford Enterra Inc. merged with EVI. The new parent corporation became Weatherford International Inc., with more than 6,000 employees in over 300 locations around the world.

1999 – Weatherford Compression formed a joint venture with Global Compression to become Weatherford Global Compression Services, one of the world’s largest suppliers of compression equipment and services.

2001 – Weatherford Global Compression Services merged with Universal Holdings Inc. to form Universal Compression Inc.

2007 – Hanover Compression Company and Universal Compression Holdings merged to create Exterran.

2013 – Exterran Canada was acquired by Staple Street Capital and renamed Ironline Compression.

Safe Operations

Working towards eliminating incidents and injury from the workplace while providing quality and timely service.

Safety is a fundamental business value and is an essential part of everything we do. It is the responsibility of each individual member to fully comply with the Company’s safety program. This responsibility requires constant awareness of any potential safety hazards, communication of incident prevention strategies and attention in resolving any uncovered safety hazards through communications, resourcefulness and transparency.

We require a high level of commitment to health, safety and environmental, not only from management and employees, but also from all of our suppliers, guests and sub-contractors.


Ironline Compression has been awarded COR through the certifying partner ACSA. A Certificate of Recognition (COR) is awarded to employers who develop health and safety programs that meet established standards. A COR shows that the employer’s health and safety management system has been evaluated by a certified auditor and meets provincial standards. These standards are established by Occupational Health and Safety (OHS).

Compliance Management

Ironline is listed with the following compliance management services:

  • ComplyWorks
  • ISNetworld
  • Avetta
Ironline will be the leading provider of gas compression solutions and mechanical services to the Canadian energy industry. We will create a safe, fun, and engaging workplace where people are empowered to deliver unmatched responsiveness, reliability and value for our customers.

Operating Values

  • Safety & Sustainability
  • Customer Focused
  • Performance Driven
  • Integrity & Accountability
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Teamwork & Trust
  • Positive Contributor in our Communities

Our Values