Vasiliy Podshibyakin

Vasiliy Podshibyakin

Vasiliy Podshibyakin

Birth : (1928-01-01)1 January 1928 Nikitskoe,Tula oblast,Russia

Death : 20 May 1997(1997-05-20)(aged 69) Novy Urengoy,Russia

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Name Vasiliy Podshibyakin
Birth (1928-01-01)1 January 1928 Nikitskoe,Tula oblast,Russia
Birth Place Nikitskoe,Tula oblast,Russia
Death (1997-05-20)(aged 69) Novy Urengoy,Russia
Died At Novy Urengoy,Russia

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Biography Podshibyakin was born on 1 January 1928 in Nikitskoe village in Tulskaya oblast.


From 1943 to 1945 he studied at vocational school №8 of Uzlovaya town to get profession of a machinist.


In 1951 Podshibyakin entered Moscow Oil University.


In 1956 he was appointed the main engineer of Narym oil-exploring, in 1958 he became the director of that detachment.


In 1959 the Narym expedition was transferred to Tyumen oblast to Middle Ob side.


In 1963 Vasily Posdshibyakin became the director of Tazovskaya oil-exploring expedition, since 1967 he was the oil and gas manager of Yamalo-Nenets geological trust.


Zenkov were awarded the Lenin prizes 1970 for “discoveries of large and unique gas fields in northern regions of Western Siberia, effective geological exploring and preparing industrial reserves”.


In 1971, after the liquidation of the trust, he was appointed the post of director of Urengoi oil and gas prospecting expedition.


Podshibyakin died on 20 May 1997 and was buried in Thervishevskoe graveyard near Raul-Yuri Ervier.


On October 15, 2005 a monument, dedicated to Vasily Podshibyakin, was opened in Salekhard.


  • Hero of Socialist Labour (1983)
  • Order of Lenin (1983)
  • Two Order of Red Banner of Labour (1966 and 1979)
  • Lenin prize (1970)
  • Honourable geologist of Russian Federation