Ms. Craig started her professional career in 1989 as a petroleum engineer at Mobil Oil Corp. and Phillips Petroleum Corporation. From 1989-1992 she was West Area Operations Manager at Phillips Petroleum, then from 1992-1994 she became Manager, Worldwide Drilling and Production, and President, Phillips Petroleum Resources Ltd (1994-1996). From 1996-1999 Ms. Craig was Federal Relations Representative, Phillips Petroleum Company, in Washington, DC.
Ms. Craig received BS degrees in mineral engineering chemistry and chemical and petroleum refining engineering from Colorado School of Mines in 1973 and 1980, respectively, a Masters of business administration from Regis University, and MSc degrees in international political economy and mineral economics and business, also from the Colorado School of Mines.
Ms. Craig is a member of SPE, the American Economic Association, and the Colorado School of Mines Alumni Association. She was the 1998 President of SPE. In 1987, Ms. Craig received the SPE Young Member Service Award; president of the Colorado School of Mines Alumni Association in 1988, Visiting Committee, Colorado School of Mines Chemistry Department (1997, 1999); and Distinguished Achievement Medal (1999).