A fuel station outside Almaty is seen against the backdrop of the Tien Shan mountains
A fuel station outside Almaty is seen against the backdrop of the Tien Shan mountains, January 9, 2015. Reuters photographers from Mali to Mexico have shot a series of pictures of fuel stations. Whether it is plastic bottles by the roadside in Malaysia or a futuristic forecourt in Los Angeles, fuel stations help define our world. Oil prices steadied above $48 a barrel on Tuesday, recovering from earlier losses as the dollar weakened against the euro. Oil prices have dropped nearly 60 percent since peaking in June 2014 on ample global supplies from the U.S. shale oil boom and a decision by OPEC to keep its production quotas unchanged. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov (KAZAKHSTAN - Tags: TRANSPORT BUSINESS COMMODITIES ENERGY)
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