Valero Moves Gasoline Supply Suit To Federal Court

Law360, New York (November 23, 2009, 2:18 PM EST) -- Retail gasoline distributor General Energy Corp. has lost out on an attempt to bring a breach-of-contract suit against Valero Marketing and Supply Co. over alleged disruptive supply shortages in a Florida state court, with Valero bumping the case to federal court.

Valero filed its notice of removal on Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, claiming that the federal court has appropriate jurisdiction over the case.

The lawsuit, filed in October, alleges that Valero failed to live up to terms of...
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