From 2003 to 2009 Mr. Archaev studied at the Kharkov National Technical University, Ukraine, majoring in chemical processes in combustible and carbon materials and graduated with a master’s degree. In 2011-2012 he worked as an engineer for the development of the South Yoloten-Osman gas condensate field, the Oil and Gas Field Development Department of the State Oil and Gas Institute under the State Concern “Turkmengaz” (SC “Turkmengas”). On November 1, 2012 he was transferred to the position of the senior specialist of the department for sales of natural and liquefied gas to foreign countries at the SC “Turkmengas”. From February 28 to November 30, 2017 he worked as the Deputy Chairman of the SC “Turkmengas”, temporarily acting as State Minister - Chairman of the SC "Turkmengas". From December 1, 2017 to present – he holds the position of the State Minister - Chairman of the State Concern "Turkmengas".