BP, ExxonMobil, General Electric, Boeing and Citigroup, MasterCard and Visa are among the companies lobbying against the sanctions, according to the media outlet.
On June 15, the US Senate approved new sanctions against Russia in connection to its alleged meddling in the US presidential election in 2016. In particular, they are supposed to limit the financing period for sanctioned Russian banks to 14 days, and for sanctioned oil and gas sector companies to 30 days.
The bill, which is yet to be approved by both the House of Representatives and the administration of US President Donald Trump, has also prompted criticism within the European Union.
On June 15, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel and Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern condemned the draft of new US sanctions, which, they said, were about "selling American liquefied natural gas and ending the supply of Russian natural gas to the European market."
Russian officials have repeatedly denied allegations that Moscow's meddling in the US election.