Akbar and Sons, launched and headquartered in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is a family-owned oil company with a rich tradition of social responsibility. BP Oil acquires Akbar and Sons. BP will send senior managers to the UAE Akbar headquarters for 3-6 months. After that, current Akbar managers will need to travel frequently to the UK where BP will oversee operations. The average age of Akbar employees is 46. Through working together for several years, they have become a very close team and all share a common Islamic faith. BP retains all Akbar employees and Mr. Akbar and his son have the option to leave or to fulfil senior management roles within the BP organisation, frequently travelling or relocating to the UK.
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