Exhibit 32.2


CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO

18 U.S.C. SECTION 1350,

AS ADOPTED PURSUANT TO SECTION 906

OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002


In connection with the annual report on Form 10-K of Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. (the "Company") for the year ended December 31, 2010, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the date hereof (the "Covered Report"), I, Thomas Lapinski, Interim Principal Financial Officer of the Company, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. Sec.1350, as adopted pursuant to Section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, hereby certify that:


The Covered Report fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or 15(d), as applicable, of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended; and


The information contained in the Covered Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.


IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have executed this certificate as of this 14th day of April, 2011.



/s/ Thomas Lapinski

By: Thomas Lapinski, Interim Principal Financial Officer


Date: April 14, 2011