Changes in fiscal terms: Environmental Fee goes live in Brazil, India's Finance Bill to increase government share in the long-term, Severance Tax changes in United States, PSC amendments in Uzbekistan. Ongoing fiscal discussions: Tax increases on gas projects in Kazakhstan and Oman, CIT reductions in Australia and Pakistan. Regulatory discussions in Israel and South Africa. Licensing: Norway awards 10 Arctic blocks, but no takers in Indonesia or Malaysia. Nova Scotia (Canada), Egypt and India launch rounds.