Valero Resists Tax Assessor's Bid For Texas Refinery Data

Law360, Houston (July 17, 2013, 7:28 PM ET) -- A unit of Valero Energy Corp. asked a Texas appeals court Tuesday to toss an order requiring it to divulge proprietary financial information in a Galveston County property tax dispute, arguing that the information is unnecessary for the county to value one of its refineries.

Valero Refining-Texas LP argued in a petition for mandamus filed with the First District Court of Appeals that it shouldn’t be forced to turn over detailed financial statements tied to its refinery in Texas City to the Galveston Central Appraisal District,...
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