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Enron to Settle Price-Gouging Claims

Bankrupt energy company Enron Corp. has agreed to pay $47.5 million in cash in a settlement that could eventually top $1.5 billion to resolve claims that it gouged California and other western states during the 2000-2001 energy crisis.


In addition to the cash payment, Enron will provide California with an unsecured claim for $875 million in the energy company’s bankruptcy proceedings. Oregon and Washington would be entitled to $22.5 million each from that unsecured settlement. The settlement also calls for the company to pay a $600 million penalty to the three states.


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