Puget Sound Energy, Inc.

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Effective Date: 01/03/2004, Docket: RP04-100-000, Status: Effective

Original Sheet No. 99 Original Sheet No. 99 : Effective







This Amendment is entered into as of the 28th day of February, 2003, by

and between Northwest Pipeline Corporation ("Northwest"), a Delaware

corporation, Puget Sound Energy, Inc. ("Puget"), a Washington corporation and

Avista Corporation ("Avista"), a Washington corporation, collectively "the





A. WHEREAS, Northwest, Puget and Avista are parties to that certain

Jackson Prairie Gas Storage Project ("Storage Project") Agreement

entered into as of January 15, 1998 ("Agreement");


B. WHEREAS, a phased expansion of the storage capacity in the Storage

Project has been authorized, as described in a prior notice

application filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in

Docket No. CP02-384-000;


C. WHEREAS, the procedures applicable to the development and

completion of the authorized phased storage capacity expansion are

set forth in the Exhibit G added to the Agreement by Amendment

dated May 31, 2002;


D. WHEREAS, Article 4.6 of the Agreement (as revised by the Amendment

dated May 31, 2002) provides that interim amendments to Exhibits

C, D, E and F (as appropriate) will be made upon completion of

each phase of a phased expansion;


E. WHEREAS, the Owners desire to revise Section 3 in Exhibit G to

clarify that the expansion phases are based on a March through

February water withdrawal/gas injection cycle, with expansion

activities during the November through February portion of the

cycle available only to the extent mutually agreed upon;


F. WHEREAS, the Owners desire to add Section 9 in Exhibit G to

clarify the administrative procedures for specifying the actual

expansion capacities developed month to month during a water

withdrawal/gas injection cycle;


G. WHEREAS, the Owners desire to amend Exhibits C, D and E to include

footnotes indicating that expansion capacities developed during

the current expansion cycle are additive to the corresponding

capacities stated on the Exhibits; and