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 Career history

Born October 10, 1946

1970 M.S. in exploration geology, Baku, Azerbaijan

1970 Geologist of exploration crew on a drilling ship in the Caspian Sea

1977 Geologist of Offshore Production Unit
      1983 Ph.D degree in geology, Moscow Research Center, VNIIGaz

1985 Head of the Geological Department of SOCAR Offshore Management

1990 Dr. Degree in geology, Moscow Research Center, VNIIGaz, Baku İnstitute of Geology
    1992 Chief geologist of the Caspian Sea

2003 Chief Geologist for E & D onshore and offshore Azerbaijan

2011 Advisor of SOCAR Vice President on Strategic Development

Since 1992 (25 years) member of AAPG.

Created and 24 years along activity Azerbaijani Society of Petroleum Geologists – ASPG (held 11 international conferences in cooperation with AAPG and the EAGE, including Hedberg Conference in 2004, 11 national thematic conferences with the release of reports summary, 23 republican student conferences, including several international, organized numerous fieldtrips, seminars, special lectures, etc., since 1997 established the scientific journal "Azerbaijan Geologist"