Japan’s Cosmo Energy, the largest shareholder in the Abu Dhabi Oil Company (Adoc) confirmed last week that its offshore Hail field has reached full production, after starting up in November. The field produces just over 20,000 b/d, boosting total Adoc output to around 45,000 b/d. This is all exported to Japan from a Single Point Mooring (SPM) system connected to Adoc’s 1.4mn barrels storage facility on Mubarraz island via a 16km pipeline.

Vessel tracker Marine Traffic shows that...