Case | HBS Case Collection | February 1997

Enron Development Corp.: The Dabhol Power Project in Maharashtra, India (B) (Abridged)

by Louis T. Wells Jr.

Abstract

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

Keywords: Energy Generation; Fairness; Cost; Cross-Cultural and Cross-Border Issues; Policy; Government and Politics; Contracts; Market Entry and Exit; Negotiation Process; Conflict Management; Energy Industry;

Citation:

Wells, Louis T., Jr. "Enron Development Corp.: The Dabhol Power Project in Maharashtra, India (B) (Abridged)." Harvard Business School Case 797-086, February 1997.