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, 2011, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the date hereof (the Covered Report"), I, Thomas Lapinski, Chief Executive 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 37th day of March, 2012.
/s/ Thomas Lapinski
By: Thomas Lapinski, Chief Executive Officer