News roundup: New U.S. oil and gas well November permits tumble nearly 40% … ExxonMobil CEO says he’s OK with oil at $40 per barrel … La. a part of multistate coalition suing Obama over immigration executive order

    On the way down: Plunging oil prices sparked a drop of almost 40% in new well permits issued across the United States in November, in a sudden pause in the growth of the U.S. shale oil and gas boom th…

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