Luscar Energy Partnership Sample Contracts

Luscar Energy Partnership – FIRST AMENDING AGREEMENT (June 30th, 2003)

EXHIBIT 4.3 FIRST AMENDING AGREEMENT THIS AGREEMENT made as of the 4th day of October, 2002. BETWEEN: LUSCAR COAL LTD., a corporation incorporated under the laws of the Province of Alberta (herein called the "Borrower") -and- THE BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA, BNP PARIBAS (CANADA) AND BANK OF MONTREAL (herein collectively called the "Lenders") -and- THE BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA, a Canadian chartered bank, in its capacity as administrative agent of the Lenders under the Credit Agreement (herein called the "Administrative Agent") WHEREAS the Borrower, the Lenders and the Administrative Agent entered into a revolving credit agreement made as of October 5, 2001, pursuant to which the Lenders established a revolving credit facility in favour of the Borrower (the "Credit Agreement");