A man refuels his car as gas prices are reflected into the windows of the United Oil gas station in Los Angeles, California March 24, 2012. China has hiked retail gasoline prices twice in six weeks to a quarter more than those in the United States, a move that's suddenly made Beijing's metro an attractive option for 27 year-old accountant Liu Jia who would normally prefer his Honda Accord. Half way across the globe in the United States, the world's top oil-consumer, the pain of high gasoline prices is being felt more keenly.
Picture taken March 24, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Hartman (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENERGY ENVIRONMENT)