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United Arab Emirates

Our diverse business interests offer a wide range of career opportunities for you

Opportunities with bp in the United Arab Emirates cover our Upstream business, Downstream businesses and Global energy trading.


Wherever your strengths and interests lie, we’ll invest in your long-term development. 


You’ll also enjoy an environment where the emphasis is on building strong relationships, people are given the freedom to show what they can do and safety is the absolute priority. 


So where will you fit in?


The regional organization for our upstream business is headquartered in Abu Dhabi, which supports our offices in Oman and Jordan, and representative offices in Kuwait, Saudi and Qatar. 


In Abu Dhabi, our interests include joint venture partnerships with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and shareholdings in the Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company, the Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operators, Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Limited, the Natural Gas Shipping Company and Bunduq Company Limited. We second experts to ADNOC and the operating companies to provide technical and managerial support.


Dubai is the regional hub for our downstream businesses, known as bp Middle East, and home to the following businesses:

  • Automotive lubricants manages the market-leading brand Castrol – which is recognized globally for innovation and high performance – across the MENA region.
  • Air bp is one of the world's largest suppliers of aviation fuels and lubricants.
  • bp Marine has a global presence, supplying some of the largest container, tanker and bunker shipping companies in the world.

Global energy trading

Global energy trading based in Dubai, works in partnership with bp’s other businesses to generate additional value by optimizing and managing our commodity flows.

Hear from our people

Ahmad Al Tamimi - Arabic language
Mohammed Al Nakhi - Arabic language

Our locations

Join us in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, and you’ll be able to live and work in a city that’s steeped in culture, history and adventure. You can enjoy the peace and tranquillity of a stroll through Al Ain's cooling oasis, marvel at the history of an emirate dotted with ancient forts and historic sites or experience an adrenaline rush on the world’s fastest roller coaster. 


Working for us in Dubai, you’ll be part of a city that has undergone a rapid transformation. Home to just over 2 million people from more than 200 nationalities, Dubai is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world, with a good education system and healthcare facilities, sunshine almost every day and impressive shopping and leisure facilities.

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