OIL, GAS PROSPECTIVITY OF WESTERN SIBERIA'S TOMSK OBLAST LISTED
Nikolai I. Karapuzov, Eduard V. Krivosheyev, Victor M. Tishchenko Tomsk, U.S.S.,R. Tomsk oblast is in the southeastern part of the West Siberian plain, midway along the course of the Ob river. It has an area of 316,900 sq km (Fig. 1). The oblast is part of the major West Siberian oil and gas bearing province. Since prospecting began in the late 1940s in Tomsk oblast, 96 oil and gas fields have been discovered that include approximately 200 deposits.