Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers
Shahym Abdrahamov, is a Turkmen political figure and petroleum geologist.
Abdrahmanov was born in 1963 in Ýagtyýol, Garagum district, of Mary province of Turkmenistan. He graduated in 1986 from the Turkmen State Politechnical Institute, majoring in mining engineering and geology.
Abdrahmanov first worked as a geologist for the Türkmengeologiýa State Corporation. From 2005 to 2005 he was employed as chief geologist of the Ýaşyldepe oil and gas extraction directorate of the Türkmennebit State Concern, and from 2006 to 2014 he headed the Lebapnebitgazgözleg directorate of Türkmengeologiýa. From 2014 to 2017 Abdrahmanov headed the Marynebitgazgözleg directorate of Türkmengeologiýa, and from 2017 to 2020 he was chairman of the Türkmengeologiýa State Corporation.
In July 2020 Abdrahmanov was appointed rector of the International Oil and Gas University in Ashgabat. On 11 February 2021, Abdrahmanov was appointed deputy prime minister of Turkmenistan for oil and gas.
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