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Płock

(plôtsk), city (1993 est. pop. 126,900), Mazowieckie prov., E central Poland, a port on the Vistula River. Płock is a major oil-refining and petrochemical center. Other industries include food processing and the manufacture of farm machinery. Known in the 10th cent., it became a bishopric in 1075 and was the capital of the duchy of Mazovia from 1138 to 1351. The city passed in 1793 to Prussia and in 1815 to Russia. It reverted to Poland in 1921. Płock's 12th-century cathedral, containing tombs of Polish kings and dukes, was badly damaged during World War II.

Płock

 

a city in Poland and administrative center of Ptock Województwo, on the Vistula River. Population, 81,500 (1973). A center of the oil-refining and petrochemical industries, Plock also has machine-building, food-processing, and wood-products industries. It has a shipyard and a plant that manufactures combines and other agricultural machinery.

Płock

a town in central Poland, on the River Vistula: several Polish kings are buried in the cathedral: oil refining, petrochemical works. Pop.: 130 000 (2005 est.)
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Mr du Plock warned workers to steer clear of the roast beef-eater in the office - as they might be "on the prowl".
Mr du Plock warns workers to steer clear of the roast beef-eater in the office - as they might be ''on the prowl''.
The project, which also includes a wild naphtha stripping unit and a gas amine-treating/regeneration unit, will enable the Plock refinery to increase the production of high purity diesel oil in compliance with the European norm.
Over the medium term Plock plans to take up a PLN150 million EIB loan with a five-year grace period and a 15-year repayment.
Contract award notice: Delivery of groceries for social welfare homes in the plock poviat in 2018.
Experts from the European Commission, Poland and Ukraine agreed on March 11 on the technical scope of a euro 2 million EU technical assistance project that looks to lay the groundwork for the proposed extension of the Odessa-Brody oil pipeline from Ukraine to Plock in Poland.
Construction of the pipeline from Brody near the Polish-Ukrainian border to Plock in Poland will take at least three years.