Energy Future Holdings is all Texas: It’s the state’s biggest power company with the state’s largest network of power lines, and it is run by a Houston native.

But when Energy Future’s owners filed for bankruptcy early Tuesday, they went to a court more than 1,000 miles away, in Wilmington, Delaware. That immediately sparked an unusual, long-shot bid by a group of creditors to move one of the biggest bankruptcies in U.S. history to Dallas, an indication that creditors believe they could get a fairer shake outside of Delaware.

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