Bipartisan group of senators proposes to expand sanctions against any pipe-laying activities, technology upgrades, insurance services and certification for Nord Stream 2
The European Commission has proposed to increase the funds intended for the energy transition of coal regions.
Now the construction of the gas pipeline is suspended.
The pipeline is supposed to connect the fields on the Norwegian shelf in the North Sea with Poland through Denmark.
Ukraine should reactivate the work while raw material prices are low.
Oil prices in Northwest Europe rose by $3.89 per barrel.
Prices for European gas hubs began to decline sharply at the end of December.