Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed a decree on appointment of Annaguly Deryayev minister of oil and gas industry and mineral resources of Turkmenistan at an expanded government meeting on 13 October.
Under the decree, A.Deryayev was relieved of his post of first deputy chairman of the Turkmenneft state concern, the Turkmenistan.ru correspondent reports from Ashgabat quoting the press service of the head of state.
Annaguly Deryayev was born in the village of Ekerem of Esenguly district of Balkan province in 1973. He graduated from the Turkmen Polytechnic Institute in 1994 as mining engineer.
After graduation, he worked as drill operator, drill master on drilling exploratory and test wells at Goturdepe department of drill works of the Turkmennebit state concern from 1994 to 1995.
For the following two years he was doing his master's degree at the Turkmen Polytechnic Institute. He served in the army from 1997 to 1998.
In 1998-2002, he worked as senior engineer technologist, deputy, head of the department for drilling technologies at the Burnebitgas trust of the Turkmennebit state concern.
Starting from 2002, he worked as head of the drill works department in the central office of the Turkmennebit state concern, deputy chairman, first deputy chairman of this concern.