Energy Realities is a collection of video, multimedia and infographic resources about energy related issues that’s sponsored by National Geographic, along with a number of other partners like New Scientist, Slate, and — here’s what has me concerned — an oil company.

Here’s how it describes itself:

A visual guide to global energy needs, which shows how technology and intelligence are ensuring humanity continues to progress. The site combines maps, multimedia, and writing from four premier publishers and tells the story of energy use, production, and sustainability on our planet. We invite you to explore and share this content to help increase understanding and dialogue about our world’s energy needs.

I did a quick once-over of the site, and I didn’t see anything that seemed obviously influenced by the oil company’s participation, but who knows? It did seem pretty engaging, but proceed with caution….