In 2000, Mr. Orazov graduated from the oil and gas geology faculty of Balkanabat branch of Turkmen Polytechnic Institute and started his work experience as a 2nd grade well exploration operator of the 2nd workshop for oil and gas production at “Gumdagnebit” directorate under the State Concern “Turkmennebit” (SC “Turkmennebit). From 2001 to 2002 he worked as a geologist at the oil and gas production directorate at “Gumdagnebit” under the SC “Turkmennebit” until he was appointed as a 2nd grade geologist, and held this position until Noveber 2002. From 2002 to 2007 Mr. Orazov worked as the acting director of oil & gas field development department at the oil and gas production directorate at “Gumdagnebit” under the SC “Turkmennebit”. From 2007 to 2012 he worked as an acting senior geologist in the same organization. From 2012 to 2016 he worked as a chief geologist of the production department of the SC “Turkmennebit”. From 2016 to 2019 he worked as the deputy chairman of the SC “Turkmennebit”. He was appointed as the acting chairman of SC “Turkmennebit” on April 12, 20019.