SOURCE: Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc.

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June 16, 2015 08:00 ET

Torchlight Energy Back in Compliance With NASDAQ Listing Requirements

PLANO, TX--(Marketwired - June 16, 2015) - Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRCH) ("Torchlight" or the "Company") today announced that the Company has regained compliance with NASDAQ Listing Rule 5550(a)(2). The company is now in full compliance with the NASDAQ listing requirements, and as such the matter is now closed.

"This is very positive development for the company as we continue our drive forward," commented Torchlight's CEO, John Brda. "We are now in full compliance and we are continuing to make progress on many fronts."

About Torchlight Energy

Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. (TRCH), based in Plano, Texas, is a high growth oil and gas Exploration and Production (E&P) company with a primary focus on acquisition and development of highly profitable domestic oil fields. The Company currently holds interests in Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma where their targets are established plays such as the Wolf Penn, Eagle Ford Shale, Mississippi Limestone and Hunton Limestone trends. For additional information on the Company, please visit www.torchlightenergy.com.

Forward Looking Statement

This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in such statements. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, including risks associated with the Company's ability to obtain additional capital in the future to fund planned expansion, the demand for oil and natural gas, general economic factors, competition in the industry and other factors that could cause actual results to be materially different from those described herein as anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. The Company is under no obligation (and expressly disclaims any such obligation) to update or alter its forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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