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Enron Corporation
Traded as NYSE: ENE
Industry Energy
Fate Bankruptcy
  • InterNorth (Northern Natural Gas Company)
  • Houston Natural Gas
  • merger in 1985
  • Dynegy
  • Prisma Energy International
  • J.M. Hansen Corporation
Founded 1985 (1985) in Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Founder Kenneth Lay
Defunct 2001 (2001)
1400 Smith Street
Houston, Texas
United States
Area served
United States, India, Caribbean, Brazil
Key people
  • Kenneth Lay (Founder, Chairman and CEO)
  • Jeffrey Skilling (former President, COO, and CEO)
  • Andrew Fastow (former CFO)
  • Rebecca Mark-Jusbasche (former Vice Chairman, Chairman and CEO of Enron International)
  • Jason Paxton (Interim CEO and CFO)
Services Energy
Revenue $100.789 billion
$979 million
Total assets $67.503 billion
Number of employees
29,000 (2001)
Divisions Enron Energy Services (EES) Enron Xcelerator

Enron Creditors Recovery Corporation (formerly Enron Corporation, NYSE ticker symbol ENE) was an American energy company based in Houston, Texas. Enron used to have around 22,000 people before it went bankrupt in late 2001. In 2001, it was revealed that people in Enron were involved in accounting fraud. The company closed in 2007.

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