Rövnag Abdullayev started his career as an engineer on “Oil Rocks”, at the “28 May” OGPD. In 1991, he was appointed to ‘’Caspian Sea Oil Gas Construction’’ Trust and became the Director of Trust in 1997. In 2003, Mr Abdullayev was appointed as the director of the Baku Oil Refinery named after Heydar Aliyev. He is the President of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic since 2005.
Mr. Abdullayev graduated from Azerbaijan Institute of Construction Engineers (now Azerbaijan University of Architecture and Construction) and Moscow Civil Engineering Institute. He is also a member of the Parliament of Azerbaijan Republic and the President of the Azerbaijan Football Federations’ Association (AFFA).