ENRON: The Smartest Guys in the Room


Enron Timeline

1980s 1990s 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006

Two men in dark suits and ties stand in a room with shiny hardwood floors and large windows

Enron Corporation was an American energy company that before its bankruptcy employed over 20,000 people and was the world’s leader in natural gas, paper and pulp and communications. With claimed revenues of 111 billion dollars in 2000, Fortune named Enron “American’s Most Innovative Company” for six consecutive years.

From insider trading, beginning in the 1980s, to the rolling blackouts of 2001, document shredding, bankruptcy and criminal investigations, Enron’s history has been marked by skilled players and corporate greed.

Trace the rise and fall of Enron with this timeline highlighting the key players and events that led to its collapse, as well as the trials and surprises that followed.

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