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"
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Medal "For the Tapping of the Subsoil and Expansion of the Petrochemical Complex of Western Siberia" (obverse)
Awarded by Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
TypeCivilian medal
EligibilityCitizens of the Soviet Union
Awarded forThree years of outstanding service in the Petrochemical Complex of Western Siberia
StatusNo longer awarded
Statistics
EstablishedJuly 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"
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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.

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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]

Komsomol youth division of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union

The All-Union Leninist Young Communist League, usually known as Komsomol, was a political youth organization in the Soviet Union. It is sometimes described as the youth division of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU), although it was officially independent and referred to as "the helper and the reserve of the CPSU".

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 for 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]

Tyumen Oblast First-level administrative division of Russia

Tyumen Oblast is a federal subject of Russia. It is geographically located in the Western Siberia region of Siberia, and is administratively part of the Urals Federal District. The oblast has administrative jurisdiction over two autonomous okrugs: Khanty–Mansi Autonomous Okrug and Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. Tyumen Oblast including its autonomous okrugs is the third-largest federal subject by area, and has a population of 3,395,755 (2010)

Tomsk Oblast First-level administrative division of Russia

Tomsk Oblast is a federal subject of Russia. It lies in the southeastern West Siberian Plain, in the southwest of the Siberian Federal District. Its administrative center is the city of Tomsk. Population: 1 078 923 (1,047,394.

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]

Medal "For Transforming the Non-Black Earth of the RSFSR"

The Medal "For Transforming the Non-Black Earth of the RSFSR" was a civilian award of the Soviet Union established on September 30, 1977 by Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR to recognise three years of dedicated work in developing Soviet agriculture in the non-black earth regions of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic. The medal's statute was amended on July 18, 1980 by decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR № 2523-X.

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".

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