Suttles will be returning to his role as chief operating officer for BP Exploration and Production in Houston. Prior to joining the spill response effort, Utsler served as vice president at BP, and brings more than 33 years experience to this new role.
The Gulf Coast Restoration Organization will manage BP's ongoing response and restoration activities from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The organization will maintain offices in each of the affected states, including Florida, Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas.
For further information:
BP Gulf of Mexico response: www.bp.com/gulfofmexicoresponse BP Press Office London: +44 20 7496 4076BP Press office, US: +1 281 366 0265