Mr. Prihodko graduated from the faculty of geophysics of the Turkmen Polytechnic Institute in 1990. He began his career as geophysicist at the geophysics expedition of Turkmenistan for the well control of “Turkmengeology” production association. From May to December, 1993 he worked as the second-grade engineer, first-grade engineer of Turkmen Scientific Research Institute of Natural Gas. From 1993 to 2009 he worked as the first-grade engineer, scientific worker, senior scientific worker, senior specialist at the Oil and Gas Institute und the State Concern “Turkmengas”. From January 2009 to March 2016, he worked as the head of laboratory in the Department of geological prospecting and calculation of oil and gas reserves at the Institute of Oil and Gas under the State Concern “Turkmengas”. From March 2016 to the present day, he works as the Head of laboratory in the laboratory of rapid comparison of geological-geophysical and drilling data of the Galkynysh gas field of the Complex Study Department of the Galkynysh gas field and the creation of science-based projects of the Scientific Research Institute of Natural Gas under the State Concern “Turkmengas”.