1932 graduated Azerbaydzhan Industry Institute.
Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1954 convocation. After graduated worked as engineer, Deputy Director, and Director of petroleum refineries. Since 1937 Chief Engineering, then Management, Lenin Petroleum Trust.
Since 1939 Management, Eastern Petroleum Extraction Combine, Kuybyshev. Later Head, Main Board for Petroleum Extraction of the East. Since 1940 Deputy Popular Commissar of Petroleum Industry.
Since 1944 Popular Commissar of Petroleum Industry. Since 1946 USSR Minister of Petroleum Industry, Southern and Western Regions. 1948-1955 USSR Minister of Petroleum Industry.
1955-1957 Chairman, USSR State Planning Committee. 1957-1958 Chairman, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic State Planning Committee. 1952-1961 Member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party.