Photo taken in happier times several years before the divorce
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The US operations will face drastic cuts. with the breakup of Motiva, many people will be reassigned, told to post for other positions, or face layoff.
The process has already begun, and will intensify as the April 1 target date for the breakup gets closer.
Middle management will be realigned, as some northeast terminals will be sold off to raise cash, and managers will be scrambling for other available positions which may involve relocation, taking early retirement or the unemployment line.