CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING
We hereby consent to the incorporation by reference in the
Registration Statements on Form S-1 (File Nos. 333-215586,
333-213732 and 333-208467), on Form S-8 (File No. 333-210812) and
on Form S-3 (File No. 333-220181) of Torchlight Energy Resources,
Inc. of our report dated March 16, 2018 relating to the financial
statements and the effectiveness of internal control over financial
reporting, which appear in this Form 10‑K
for the year ended December 31, 2017.
/s/ Briggs & Veselka Co.
March 16, 2018