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Medal "For the Tapping of the Subsoil and Expansion of the Petrochemical Complex of Western Siberia"
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Medal "For the Tapping of the Subsoil and Expansion of the Petrochemical Complex of Western Siberia" (obverse)
Awarded by  Soviet Union
Type Civilian medal
Eligibility Citizens of the Soviet Union
Awarded for Three years of outstanding service in the Petrochemical Complex of Western Siberia
Status No longer awarded
Statistics
Established July 28, 1978
Total awarded ~25,000
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Ribbon of the Medal "For the Tapping of the Subsoil and Expansion of the Petrochemical Complex of Western Siberia"

Reverse of the Medal "For the Tapping of the Subsoil and Expansion of the Petrochemical Complex of Western Siberia"

The Medal "For the Tapping of the Subsoil and Expansion of the Petrochemical Complex of Western Siberia" (Russian: Медаль «За освоение недр и развитие нефтегазового комплекса Западной Сибири») was a civilian award of the Soviet Union established on July 28, 1978 by Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR[1] to recognise three years of dedicated work in developing the Petrochemical Complex of Western Siberia.

Medal statute[]

The Medal "For the Tapping of the Subsoil and Expansion of the Petrochemical Complex of Western Siberia" was awarded to active members in the underground exploration and development of the oil and gas complex of Western Siberia for selfless labour in the identification, exploration and development of the mining and industrial processing of oil and gas, for work in construction, in manufacturing, in housing and other civilian facilities, in building highways, in electricity, transport or other services to the oil and gas industries, as well as to employees of scientific, research or design organizations, of institutions and organizations, of the service sector, Party, Soviet, trade union or Komsomol organs of the oil and gas industry, who produced conscientious work and contributed to the development of the petrochemical complex of Western Siberia over a period of at least three years.[1]

Recommendations for award of the Medal "For the Tapping of the Subsoil and Expansion of the Petrochemical Complex of Western Siberia" were made by the administrative heads of enterprises, institutions, organizations, party, trade union or Komsomol organizations or labour collectives and the executive committees of the District or City Council of People's Deputies. The names of the potential recipients were then forwarded to the various ministries and agencies overseeing the different companies and organisations which were working in the development of the petrochemical complex of Western Siberia for approval. The names of the recipients was then forwarded to the executive committees of the Tyumen or Tomsk oblasts Soviets of People's Deputies fopr award on behalf of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR and of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR.[1]

The Medal "For the Tapping of the Subsoil and Expansion of the Petrochemical Complex of Western Siberia" was worn on the left side of the chest and in the presence of other medals of the USSR, immediately after the Medal "For Transforming the Non-Black Earth of the RSFSR". If worn in the presence of awards of the Russian Federation, the latter have precedence.[2]

Each medal came with an attestation of award, this attestation came in the form of a small 8 cm by 11 cm cardboard booklet bearing the award's name, the recipient's particulars and an official stamp and signature on the inside.[1]

Medal description[]

The Medal "For the Tapping of the Subsoil and Expansion of the Petrochemical Complex of Western Siberia" was a 32 mm in diameter circular brass medal. On its obverse, in the right half, the relief image of a sickle over a vertical hammer, in the background, the relief images of two oil rigs at center, two gas tanks at left, a tractor and piping at lower center, at the bottom a small relief five pointed star, along the medal circumference, the relief inscription "For the tapping of the subsoil and expansion of the petrochemical complex of Western Siberia" (Russian: «За освоение недр и развитие нефтегазового комплекса Западной Сибири»). On the reverse, in the central upper half, a relief five pointed star emitting rays from between its arms forming an inversed pentagon, superimposed over the star, the relief inscription "USSR" (Russian: «СССР»), at the bottom, crossed laurel and oak branches.[1]

The Medal "For the Tapping of the Subsoil and Expansion of the Petrochemical Complex of Western Siberia" was secured to a standard Soviet pentagonal mount by a ring through the medal suspension loop. The mount was covered by a 24 mm wide overlapping green silk moiré ribbon with a 6 mm wide central blue stripe bordered on both sides by 2 mm black stripes themselves bordered on the outside by 1 mm wide white stripes.[1]

Recipients (partial list)[]

The individuals below were recipients of the Medal "For the Tapping of the Subsoil and Expansion of the Petrochemical Complex of Western Siberia".

  • Ivan Yegorovich Korovin[3]
  • Vladimir Leonidovich Bogdanov[3]
  • Aleksandr Yakovlevich Kosyakov[3]
  • Andrei Philipovich Mukha[3]
  • Viktor Yanukovych Redikultsev[3]
  • Aleksandr Viktorovich Sarychev[3]
  • Solokhin Valentin Fedorovich[3]
  • Valentina Fedorovna Arova[3]
  • Dmitry Vasilyevich Makuschenko[3]
  • Alexander Karlovich Shpeter[4]
  • Sergey Evgenevich Korepanov[5]
  • Irek Saitgalievich Kharisov[6]
  • Tamara Fedorovna Bortsova[7]
  • Vladimir Dmitrievich Bykovsky[7]
  • Igor Vladimirovich Belousenko[8]

See also[]

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of July 28, 1978" (in Russian). Legal Library of the USSR. 1978-07-28. http://www.libussr.ru/doc_ussr/usr_9718.htm. Retrieved 2012-04-28. 
  2. "Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of September 7, 2010 No 1099" (in Russian). Russian Gazette. 2010-09-07. http://www.rg.ru/2010/09/15/nagrady-dok.html. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 "List of Honorary citizens of the Surgutsky District" (in Russian). Surgutsky District. http://www.admsr.ru/about_the_district/honorary_citizens/. Retrieved 2012-04-28. 
  4. "List of Company executives of the Tomsk Housing Company" (in Russian). Tomsk Housing Company. http://tdsk.tomsk.ru/131/. Retrieved 2012-04-28. 
  5. "Members of the Tyumen Regional Duma" (in Russian). Tyumen Regional Duma. http://www.duma72.ru/ru/structure/deputats/14123/. Retrieved 2012-04-28. 
  6. "Executive members of Gazprom Transgaz St. Petersburg" (in Russian). Gazprom Transgaz St. Petersburg. http://www.spb-tr.gazprom.ru/top_managers/harisov/. Retrieved 2012-04-28. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 "List of Honorary citizens of the city of Pokachi" (in Russian). City of Pokachi. http://pokachi.net/?page_id=29. Retrieved 2012-04-28. 
  8. "List of professors of the Russian State University of Oil and Gas I.M. Gubkin" (in Russian). Russian State University of Oil and Gas. http://www.gubkin.ru/wps/wcm/connect/gubkin_prof/st-prof/sa-prof/sa-prof-out-of-state/ct-prof-byelousyenko-i-v. Retrieved 2012-04-28. 

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