Oklahoma Natural Gas Co. v. Oklahoma - 258 U.S. 234 (1922)
U.S. Supreme Court
Oklahoma Natural Gas Co. v. Oklahoma, 258 U.S. 234 (1922)
Oklahoma Natural Gas Company v. Oklahoma
Argued March 7, 1922
Decided March 20, 1922
258 U.S. 234
A gas company whose franchise obliges it to render efficient service to the public and whose rates and service are subject, under the state law and constitution, to regulation by a public commission, and which has charged its customers the maximum rate allowed, on the basis of the quantities of gas furnished, is not deprived of property without due process of law by an order of the commission reducing bills to compensate for poor service (insufficient gas pressure) and requiring corresponding refunds to consumers. P. 258 U. S. 239.
78 Okla. 5 affirmed.
Error to a judgment affirming an order of a commission by which the bills of a company engaged in distributing gas supplied by plaintiff in error were reduced and refunds to consumers were required.