LONDON ( TheStreet) -- BP ( BP) CEO Tony Hayward reportedly has met with representatives of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, one of the world's largest sovereign wealth funds. Hayward presented "options" to ADIA in the meeting on Wednesday, a UAE official told Reuters. The official was unable to give further details. It was reported Tuesday by Reuters that BP was seeking support from sovereign wealth funds in the Middle East and Asia to defend itself from any takeover bids as it grapples with the the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. -- Written by Joseph Woelfel in New York. Get more stock ideas and investing advice on our sister site, Stockpickr.com.