Case | HBS Case Collection | May 1996 (Revised December 1996)

Enron Development Corporation: The Dabhol Power Project in Maharashtra, India (B)

by Krishna G. Palepu, V. Kasturi Rangan and Sarayu Srinivasan

Abstract

A new administration/government takes power in a state in India and cancels a power project agreed upon/created by the previous state government and an American-based energy company. The project cancellation is based on allegations of irregularities, exorbitant costs, and political pressures.

Keywords: Cross-Cultural and Cross-Border Issues; Crisis Management; Business and Government Relations; Conflict Management; Energy Industry; India; United States;

Citation:

Palepu, Krishna G., V. Kasturi Rangan, and Sarayu Srinivasan. "Enron Development Corporation: The Dabhol Power Project in Maharashtra, India (B)." Harvard Business School Case 596-100, May 1996. (Revised December 1996.)