Yes indeed this is the model that IT departments should be aiming for. I have worked at corporate places that do have "developer" access and it worked well, if you can't manage your own machine it gets taken away.
This is spot on.
Exploration and Production is High Margin
Refining and distribution is Mediocre Margin
If the Oil trading group acts to maximize the profit, it could be at the disadvantage of the refining and distribution operations. It is a very very complex supply chain. This break up will allow Refining and distribution to maximise their own margin without regard for the upstream supply chain.
Oh so now we are trying to rehabilitate Rush?
The guy is a fringe idiot, and every now and again it seeps through. Just because you let black people appear on your program does not mean that you are not racist.