Ploiesti is situated in the proximity of Romania’s capital city – Bucharest, the distance between the two cities is about 60 km • The distance from Henri Coanda International Airport to Ploiesti can be covered in the same time as the distance from the airport  to the center of Bucharest • Geografically speaking, Prahova county spreads like a genuine amphitheatre, form North to South, displaying the main relief features such as plains, high hills and mountains in equal proportions • In the North of Ploiesti, the 45˚parallel crosses the 26˚ meridian, which prevails a temperate climate with a continental influence • A wide variety of natural resources, oil being the most representative •The fertile soil and the vast touristic potential • Prahova’s outlet market is about 800 000 consumers, the second in Romania • A strong development of the infrastructure • Modern

telecommunications network complying with the European system • Diversified industrial and agricultural structure • Labor force with a high level of skill and specialization, while involving relatively low costs • Well developed industrial parks’ network, which offer investors utility areas to the highest standards • Developed financial and banking market • Large potential regarding hunting and fishing • The best known red wines of Romania • A developed education network, providing highly qualified and specialized labor force. Ploiesti “Oil and Gas” University is a breeding ground for specialists in petroleum engineering, economic sciences, social sciences etc. • Most of the companies meet the EU environmental standards • A highly developed business environment, with an ever-dynamic potential.

Industrial Parks

In Prahova County operate 8 industrial parks under the authority of the Public Administration – out of which 7 under the authority of Prahova County Council, one under the authority of Valenii de Munte Local Council - and 5 private industrial parks, all aimed to create the necessary infrastructure and utilities, in order to attract domestic and foreign investments, creating jobs, promoting sustainable regional development:

  • PLOIESTI INDUSTRIAL PARK
  • MIZIL INDUSTRIAL PARK
  • URLATI INDUSTRIAL PARK
  • CIORANI INDUSTRIAL PARK
  • PRAHOVA INDUSTRIAL PARK - VALENII DE MUNTE
  • PLOPENI INDUSTRIAL PARK
  • BRAZI INDUSTRIAL PARK
  • BARCANESTI INDUSTRIAL PARK
  • DIBO INDUSTRIAL PARK, NEGOIESTI - BRAZI
  • ALLIANSO BUSINESS PARK, ARICESTII RAHTIVANI
  • WDP INDUSTRIAL PARK, ARICESTII RAHTIVANI
  • PRIMUS 1 INDUSTRIAL PARK, ARICESTII RAHTIVANI