UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 16, 2020
 
Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Nevada
 
001-36247
 
74-3237581
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
 
(Commission File Number)
 
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
 
5700 W. Plano Parkway, Suite 3600
Plano, Texas 75093

(Address of principal executive offices)
 
Telephone – (214) 432-8002
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
 
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
 
Title of each class
 
Trading Symbol(s)
 
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.001 par value
 
TRCH
 
The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
 
Emerging growth company
 
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.
 
 
 
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
 
On January 16, 2020, Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that it had closed its previously announced underwritten public offering of shares of common stock at a public offering price of $0.70 per share. The Company sold a total of 3,285,715 shares in the offering. The net proceeds to the Company, after deducting the underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses payable by the Company, were approximately $1.996 million. The underwriter has not yet exercised any portion of its 45-day over-allotment option.  The press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
 
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
(d) Exhibits.
 
Exhibit
 
Number
 
 
 
 

SIGNATURES
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
 
Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc.
 
 
Date:  January 16, 2020
By: /s/ John A. Brda
 
John A. Brda
 
President
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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