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FIRST AMENDMENT TO
FOREST OIL CORPORATION
EXECUTIVE DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN
WHEREAS , Forest Oil Corporation (the "Company") has heretofore adopted the Forest Oil Corporation Executive
Deferred Compensation Plan (the "Plan"); and
WHEREAS , the Company desires to amend the Plan with respect to certain new claims procedures rules based upon
regulations issued by the Department of Labor; and
WHEREAS , the Company also desires to amend the Plan in certain other respects;
NOW, THEREFORE , the Plan shall be amended as follows:
I. Effective as of August 1, 2001:
1. The references to "Deferred Compensation Contributions" in Sections 3.1(a) and 3.1(b) of the Plan shall be deleted and
references to "Before-Tax Contributions" shall be substituted therefor.
2. The reference to "Company Matching Contributions" in Section 3.2(b) of the Plan shall be deleted and reference to
"Employer Matching Contributions" shall be substituted therefor.
3. The references to "Company Profit-Sharing Contributions" in Section 3.2(b) of the Plan shall be deleted and references
to "Employer Discretionary Contributions" shall be substituted therefor.
II. Effective as of January 1, 2002:
1. The following new Section 1.1(8A) shall be added immediately following Section 1.1(8) of the Plan:
"(8A) Discretionary Contribution Percentage: For each Plan Year and with respect to each Member, the percentage
obtained by dividing (i) the Employer Discretionary Contribution, if any, allocated to such Member's Employer
Contribution Account under the Retirement Savings Plan for such Plan Year by (ii) the amount of such Member's
"Compensation" (as such term is defined in the Retirement Savings Plan) that was considered under the Retirement
Savings Plan to determine such allocation for such Plan Year."
2. Section 1.1(11) of the P