Here is a look back at some of Rigzone’s most viewed downstream-related articles from the past two weeks. Articles about predictions tend to be popular around the start of a new year, and one projecting robust oil demand, a stronger oil price environment and even a giant U.S. consolidation deal commanded the attention of Rigzone’s downstream readership during the past two weeks. Find out more in this recap of the most popular articles among this segment of Rigzone’s audience. Get ready for a brisk oil demand growth and higher oil prices this year, according to Wood Mackenzie. The bullish projection is one of the consultancy’s expectations for 2021 outlined in this staff-written article. Although the firm anticipates flat upstream investment levels, it also predicts an approximately 50-percent year-on-year increase in “big projects” to win approval as well as more consolidation – including a “‘blockbuster’” deal in the United States. […]