SOURCE: Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc.

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June 19, 2015 12:45 ET

Torchlight Energy Issues Clarification on Form D

PLANO, TX--(Marketwired - June 19, 2015) - Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRCH) ("Torchlight" or the "Company") filed a Form D yesterday with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). SEC rules require the filing of this form to provide notice of an exempt offering of securities. The form described the Series A Convertible Preferred Stock offering just completed. That offering is closed and the Company is not selling any additional shares of Series A Convertible Preferred Stock.

About Torchlight Energy

Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: 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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