US Senate to vote in January on Senator Ted Cruz's gas pipeline sanctions bill
A company and two ships owned by it are subject to sanctions.
Brent is trading above $82 a barrel.
The President of Ukraine noted that this issue should be “discussed further”.
According to Vitrenko, American lawmakers made this decision on Tuesday, and the document will be soon considered by the Senate and the House of Representatives.
He added that the construction of this bypass pipeline would open the door to full-scale Russian military aggression.
Michael McCall and 20 of his party members have called on the government to lift restrictions on sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 operator.
The congressmen provided a list of 15 vessels and a number of companies that, in their opinion, may deal with the gas pipeline.
The oil market got support from OPEC+ due to the decision to abandon the increase in oil production in April by 500 thousand barrels per day.
US President Donald Trump blocked the bill, and the House of Representatives said they would seek to lift the veto.
The lower house of Congress voted to pass the 2021 U.S. defense budget, which includes increased sanctions against the project.
They noted that the pipeline was not just an economic project, but a political instrument of the Kremlin.