THIRD AMENDMENT TO REVOLVING CREDIT AGREEMENT
THIS THIRD AMENDMENT TO REVOLVING CREDIT AGREEMENT (this "Amendment")
is made and entered into as of June 11, 2004, by and between THE LACLEDE GROUP, INC., a Missouri
corporation ("Borrower"), and U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, formerly known as Firstar Bank,
N.A., a national banking association ("Lender"), and has reference to the following facts and circumstances (the
A. Borrower and Lender executed the Revolving Credit Agreement dated as of June 13, 2002, as amended by
the First Amendment to Revolving Credit Agreement dated as of April 16, 2003, and the Second Amendment to
Revolving Credit Agreement and Amendment to Revolving Note dated as of June 12, 2003 (as amended, the
"Agreement"; all capitalized terms used and not otherwise defined in this Amendment shall have the respective
meanings ascribed to them in the Agreement as amended by this Amendment), pursuant to which Borrower
executed the Revolving Credit Note dated June 13, 2002, payable to the order of Lender, in the principal
amount of up to $20,000,000, as amended by the Second Amendment to Revolving Credit Agreement and
Amendment to Revolving Note dated as of June 12, 2003 (as amended, the "Note").
B. Borrower and Lender desire to further amend the Agreement, in the manner hereinafter set forth.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and for other good and valuable consideration, the
receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, Borrower and Lender hereby agree as follows:
1. RECITALS. The Recitals are true and correct, and, together with the defined terms set forth therein, are
incorporated herein by this reference.
2. AMENDMENT TO AGREEMENT. The definition of "Revolving Credit Period" in Section 1.01 of the
Agreement is deleted and substituted with the following:
"Revolving Credit Period shall mean the period commencing on the date of this Agreement and ending June 30,
2005; provided, however, that the Revolving Cr