Streschewoi (Russian Стрежевой ) is a city in the Tomsk Oblast (Russia) with 42 219 inhabitants (as of October 14, 2010 ).
The city is located in the southeastern part of the West Siberian lowlands, about 930 km northwest of the Oblasthauptstadt Tomsk, on the right arm Possal (Russian Посал ) of the Ob.
The city is the Streschewoi Oblast administratively subordinated directly. It is surrounded by the territory of Rajons Alexandrovskoe for which it is not part.
Streschewoi has an airport and a boat landing on the Ob. The city is north-west over the 70 km in the neighboring autonomous district of the Khanty-Mansi / Ugra located Nizhnevartovsk connected to the Russian road network. There is also the nearest railway station. To date there is no fixed road link to south-east, in the direction of Oblastzentrums Tomsk.
The village Streschewaja emerged in the 1930s as a settlement for exiles. The name is from the Russian word for streschen a deep place with a strong current in a river (also called " power stroke" ) is derived. In 1966 near the construction of the oil workers' settlement Streschewoi to supply the exploration and production in the radius of 200 kilometers. In 1967, the place the status of an urban-type settlement and 1978 city law.
Note: from 1970 census data
Culture and sights
Streschewoi has a home - and historical museum.
Streschewoi is due to the deposit Sowetsko - Sosninskoje the most important center of oil and natural gas production in the Tomsk Oblast. The local firm, Tomskneft is one of the companies Rosneft and Gazprom Neft. From here, a pipeline through Anzhero Sudschensk up in the Kuznetsk Basin.