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Differing viewpoints assess the merits of expanding drilling options

Consumers in Hawaii and the nation need to brace for continued high gas prices until alternative energy sources can be developed on a commercial scale, warns a prominent university futurist.

“I think that we are long past the time when we could more or less effortlessly and painlessly transition from oil to alternative forms,” said Jim Dator, director of the Hawaii Research Center for Future Studies at the University of Hawaii.

But petroleum industry observers say drilling for oil offshore can only help ease pain at the gasoline pump.

“It’s supply and demand, and they need to work on both ends of that equation,” said Al Anderson, manager of the Tesoro Hawaii Corp. refinery in Kapolei.

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