Pierce Oil Corp. v. Phoenix Refining Co.
259 U.S. 125 (1922)

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Pierce Oil Corp. v. Phoenix Refining Co., 259 U.S. 125 (1922)

Pierce Oil Corporation v. Phoenix Refining Company

No. 172

Argued March 17, 1922

Decided May 15, 1922

259 U.S. 125

Syllabus

Action of a state requiring a foreign corporation to operate its local private oil pipeline as a common earlier does not deprive it of property without due process of law when done pursuant to constitutional and statutory provision in force when the corporation entered the state and by its accepted in applying for and obtaining the privilege of doing local business. P. 259 U. S. 127.

79 Okla. 36 affirmed.

Error to a judgment of the Supreme Court of Oklahoma affirming, on appeal, an order of the State Corporation Commission requiring the plaintiff in error to operate its oil pipeline as a common carrier.

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