President of the "Lukoil" Russian Oil company
According to the magazine «Forbes», in 2006, Alekperov took 37th place in the world ranking of 793 richest people.
He has been President of the «Lukoil» oil company from 1993 to the present time and was awarded “Shohrat” ("Glory"), the “Order of Friendship” Medal "For development of mineral resources and the development of oil and gas complex of Western Siberia" .
He was the First Deputy Minister of Oil and Gas Industry of the USSR in 1991
He was Deputy Minister of Oil and Gas Industry of the USSR in 1990-1991.
He occupied the post of General Director of "Kogalymneftegas" in 1987-1990
He worked as the first deputy general director of "Bashneft" 1985-1987
he headed NGDU "Povhneft" in 1983-1985.
He worked as a Chief Engineer, Deputy Chief NGDU "Lyantorneft" PO "Surgutneftegas" (village. Lyantor Surgut district of the Tyumen region) in 1981-1983
he worked as a chief engineer, chief of the Central Engineering and Technology Service NGDU "Kholmogorneft" PO "Surgutneftegas" in 1980-1981
He worked as a senior engineer of the oil field number 2 of NGDU "Fedorovskneft" PO "Surgutneftegas" Glavtyumenneftegaz of Ministry of Petroleum Industry of the USSR in 1979, he worked as a chief of the oil number 2 NGDU "Fedorovskneft" in 1979-1980.
He received Master’s Degree of oil and gas in 1978 and became Senior engineer, deputy chief of the oil department "Kaspmorneft" in 1978-1979
He worked as a shift supervisor engineering and technology service number 2 software "Kaspmorneft" in 1977-1978
He began his career as a student at the Azerbaijan Petrochemical Institute named after M.Azizbeyov (now - Oil Academy) as the operator of oil and gas in the "Kasprmneft". he graduated from the Institute in 1974 specialized "mining engineer technology and complex mechanization of oil and gas fields."
Vahid Alakbarov was born on September 1, 1950 in Baku.