CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING
consent to the incorporation by reference in this Registration
Statement on Form S-3 of Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. of our
report dated March 31, 2017 relating to the consolidated financial
statements for the year ended December 31, 2016 which appear in the
Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016 of
Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. Our report contains an
explanatory paragraph regarding the Company's ability to continue
as a going concern.
consent to the reference to our firm under the caption
“Experts” in the Prospectus, which is part of this
/s/ Briggs & Veselka Co.
& Veselka Co.