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Moncrief Oil / Montex Drilling

Moncrief Oil / Montex Drilling Co.

Moncrief Building • 950 Commerce St., Fort Worth, Texas 76102
phone: (817) 336-7232 • fax: (817) 336-3164

Monty & Tex
(L to R) Monty and Tex Moncrief
- Moncrief Building, circa 1960

Terry, Dave, & Tex
(L to R): Moncrief Company man Terry Hungerford, Moncrief Drilling Manager Dave Kessel, Tex Moncrief


Moncrief Oil is the "nom de plume" used to represent the family oil and gas exploration activities, established by the late W. A. "Monty" Moncrief in 1929. These family properties and all exploration business are currently handled by W. A. "Tex" Moncrief, Jr. and C. B. "Charlie" Moncrief out of the headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas.



Montex Drilling Company is a 100% family-owned Texas corporation, established in 1946. Over the years, Montex has owned and operated drilling rigs, and currently owns and operates rolling stock, heavy machinery and oil field equipment for all the family operations.

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W. A. "Monty" Moncrief
and FRMDC Rig No. 34