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or Plo·eş·ti  (plô-yĕsht′, -yĕsh′tē)
A city of southeast-central Romania north of Bucharest. Founded in 1596, it is the center of a major oil-producing region.
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Prosecutors have already seized Lukoil assets worth 2 billion euros as part of their investigation into suspected money-laundering at the refinery, in the southern Romanian city of Ploiesti.
This year's Henry Timken Scholar is Bogdan Konnerth , the son of Octavian Konnerth, Timken service engineering manager based in Ploiesti, Romania.
Rainer Bostel, president of the frictions materials division at Honeywell, said the company aims to invest EUR 57 million in the plant, located in the Ploiesti West Park, by 2015.
8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Transportation Systems is celebrating today the growing success of its newest Friction Materials manufacturing facility in Ploiesti, Romania, having just achieved the production milestone of two million brake pads.
SWANSEA keeper Gerhard Tremmel wants football chiefs to throw the book at Petrolul Ploiesti after their fans targeted him with a laser pen.
The Swans went down 2-1 to Petrolul Ploiesti at a hostile Stadionul Ilie Oana, relying on the 5-1 advantage from last week's first leg to see them through to the six-game groups where the likes of PSV, Lazio and Lyon could lie in wait.
Swansea City will be confident of securing qualification to the group stages of this season's Europa League, when they visit Romania to take on Petrolul Ploiesti in the second leg of the play-offs, with a 5-1 lead from the first leg.
SWANS ON SONG Wayne Routledge celebrates after scoring for Swansea against Petrolul Ploiesti
The Dane is preparing his side to face Romania's Petrolul Ploiesti in the play-off round of the Europa League, amid continuing speculation linking Michu and Ashley Williams with Arsenal.
Swansea still need to negotiate the play-off round if they are to secure a place in the group stages of the tournament, but have been handed a favourable draw against Romania's Petrolul Ploiesti.
SACKED Rangers striker Francisco Sandaza could be back in Europe next season after joining Romanian Cup winners Petrolul Ploiesti on trial at their training camp in Maribor.
AFI Europe has signed a financing deal worth more than EUR30m with Raiffeisen Bank for the construction of a shopping mall in Ploiesti, north of the Romanian capital of Bucharest.