Natig Aliyev

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Natig Aliyev
Natiq Əliyev
Natiq Aliyev - World Economic Forum on the Middle East, North Africa and Eurasia 2012 crop.jpg
Aliyev at the World Economic Forum on the Middle East, North Africa and Eurasia in 2012
Minister of Industry and Energy of Azerbaijan Republic
Assumed office
December 6, 2004
President Ilham Aliyev
Preceded by office established
Personal details
Born (1947-11-23) November 23, 1947 (age 69)
Baku, Azerbaijan
Religion Islam

Natiq Aghaami oglu Aliyev (Azerbaijani: Natiq Ağaəmi oğlu Əliyev) is an Azerbaijani politician who serves as the Minister of Industry and Energy of Azerbaijan Republic

Early life[edit]

Aliyev was born on November 23, 1947 in Baku, Azerbaijan. In 1970, he graduated from Azerbaijan State Oil Academy. He has a PhD in Geology-Mineralogy Sciences. He started working in the field once he was employed by Xəzərdənizneft state concern in 1970. Starting from 1984, Aliyev was appointed the Chief Instructor of Department at the administration of Central Committee of Azerbaijan Communist Party. In 1989-1991, he worked as Director of the Economic-Social Issues Department. In 1992, he appointed the Director of Ipesko representative office in Baku. At the same time, he worked as a consultant at SOCAR conducting research work for geophysical and geological projects, consulted on exploration and development, transportation and refining of oil, etc.[1]

Political career[edit]

In 1993, he was appointed the Chairman of Board of Director and President of State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic by President Heydar Aliyev. He retained the post of the President until December 6, 2004 when he was appointed the Minister of Industry and Energy of Azerbaijan Republic.[1] Rovnag Abdullayev replaced Aliyev as the head of SOCAR.[2]

Works and awards[edit]

Aliyev is also the Chairman of the State Committee for Development of Azeri-Chirag-Guneshli fields and is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC).He has authored more than 100 scientific publications, articles and books. In 2008, he was elected a member of the International Engineering Academy in Moscow. Aliyev has been awarded with Shohrat Order due to service in development of oil industry in Azerbaijan Republic. He was also awarded with Order of the Glory of Georgia, Legion d’Honneur of France and Meritted Engineer Medal of Azerbaijan Republic.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Biographies. Natig Aliyev". Retrieved 2010-11-12. 
  2. ^ "Azerbaijan's President Appoints New Industry and Energy Minister". Caucaz Europenews. 2004-12-12. Retrieved 2010-11-12.