Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan
Shahym Abdrahmanov graduated from the Turkmen Polytechnic Institute as a mining engineer-geologist in 1986. He began his career in the Annau settlement as a geologist of the district engineering-technology service of Oil Exploration expedition of the Management of Geology (later renamed the production association “Turkmengeology”). 1987-1989 - became an assistant to the driller in the same expedition. Since 1989 he worked as a geologist, since 1992 till 1993 – Head of the geological department of the Eastern expedition of deep drilling for oil and gas of the Production Association “Turkmengeology”. 1993-2003 - Chief Geologist of the Farap Management of exploration drilling of the trust “Lebapdrillgas”, since 2003 - Chief Geologist of the Ymam-baba expedition of oil and gas exploration of the trust “Turkmen Oil and Gas Exploration” of the State Concern “Turkmengeology”, and since 2005 - Chief Geologist of Management of the oil and gas production “Yashyldepe”. From 2006 – Chief Geologist of the Management of “Lebap Oil and Gas Exploration”, from 2014 - Head of the Management of “Lebap Oil and Gas Exploration”, from 2014 to 2017 – Head of the Management “Mary Oil and Gas Exploration” of the State Corporation “Turkmengeology”. From 2017, by the Decree of the President of Turkmenistan, he was appointed as the Chairman of the State Corporation “Turkmengeology”. From July 2020 to February 2021 – Rector of the International University of Oil and Gas of Turkmenistan. February, 2021 – was appointed as the Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan.