Is There Such a Thing as Immature Oil?

Readers: your expertise is needed

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A question from reader Craig Westbrooke:

From a very unscientific source, dialog from a scene in the 1976 King Kong movie stated that the oil found on the island would not be usable for another 10,000 years. Is there such a thing as immature oil? Is new oil being made now?

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