Ministry of the Gas Industry
It was created in 1957 as the Main Administration for the Gas Industry; renamed State Production Committee for the Gas Industry in 1963. It received its ministerial title in 1965. In 1989 Gazprom was established as a successor to the ministry. After the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, assets outside of Russia were transferred to national companies such as Ukrgazprom and Turkmengazprom.
List of ministers
- Aleksei Kortunov (2.10.1965 - 20.9.1972)
- Sabit Orujov (20.9.1972 - 10.5.1981)
- Vasili Dinkov (10.5.1981 - 13.2.1985)
- Viktor Chernomyrdin (13.2.1985 - 17.7.1989)
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- Islam, M. Rafiqul (2014). Unconventional Gas Reservoirs: Evaluation, Appraisal, and Development. Elsevier. p. 35. ISBN 9780128005941.
- "Governments of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 1917-1964". Archived from the original on 28 November 2017. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
- "Governments of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 1964-1991". Archived from the original on 28 November 2017. Retrieved 28 November 2017.
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