Provider of natural
1001 Louisiana Street
Houston, TX 77002
CEO: Doug Foshee
Stock Symbol: EP
El Paso owns North America's largest natural
gas pipeline system and is one of the largest independent natural
The company is organized around two core businesses - pipelines and exploration and production. El Paso owns North America's largest interstate natural gas pipeline system - approximately 42,000 miles- transporting more than a quarter of the natural gas consumed in the country each day.
The Exploation & Production operation
ranks in the top 10 domestic independent producers, operating
in high-quality basins across the United States and in Brazil
In 2009, El Paso had revenues of $4.6 billion and net loss of $539 million.
El Paso was named one of the Best Places to Work for Commuters according to the EPA.
Following the discovery of oil in the Permian
Basin in the 1920s, Houston attorney, Paul Kayser, determined
that El Paso, TX provided a promising market for more cost-effective
natural gas. He firmed up supply from several gas wells near
Jal, NM, convinced El Paso's industrial facilities to convert
to natural gas, and started the El Paso Natural Gas Company in
The company built its first gas pipeline
in 1929. The company would go public on the NYSE in 1936.
Health & Wellness
El Paso takes a proactive approach
to our employees' health and welfare. Below are some of the programs
available that protect and develop our employees' well being.
- Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
available in a choice of affordable and comprehensive plans
- Full service health clinic offering training
programs, health screenings, immunizations, seminars, and counseling
- Fitness Center offering full-service
facilities at numerous locations
- Life Insurance/AD&D/Long-term disability
- Extended Illness Bank
Investment & Financial Planning
A variety of pretax spending accounts and
a pension plan are available to all employees.
Additionally, El Paso offers a full-service Credit Union,
parking and transportation subsidies, and a variety of other
benefits for its employees.
El Paso realizes that balancing professional
and personal obligations is a challenge. We also know that through
achieving this balance, employees can reduce stress, and become
more productive and motivated. El Paso is doing things to
help employees reach this important goal, with benefits like;
Paid time off - it incorporates vacation
and intermittent sick leave into one bank and lets YOU decide
why you need time away from work
Tuition reimbursement - up to 100 percent
for job-related courses
Training and Development - a comprehensive,
strategic training initiative for all employees
Employee Assistance Program - solutions
to problems that interfere with employees' health, happiness,
job performance, and overall success
Dependent care programs
Updated May 2, 2010